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Oukaïmeden

Ukayemdan / ⵓⴾⴰⵢⴻⵎⴷⴰⵏ
snow-capped mountain range
View from Ukayemdan Mountain in Morocco
Oukaïmeden is located in Morocco
Oukaïmeden
Oukaïmeden
Ukayemdan Mountain in Morocco
Coordinates: 31°12′19″N 7°51′44″W / 31.205167°N 7.862263°W / 31.205167; -7.862263
Websitewww.oukaimeden.org

Oukaïmeden (Berber: Ukayemdan) is a ski resort in the Atlas mountains near Jebel Toubkal, about 80 kilometres (50 mi) from Marrakesh, Morocco.

The skiing area is at an altitude of between 2,600 metres (8,500 ft) and 3,200 metres (10,500 ft) and has six ski lifts. There are some hotels and ski rental facilities nearby.

Oukaimeden has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate (Csb) with short but warm summers and long, chilly winters with lots of snowfall.

Climate data for Oukaïmeden, Morocco (1982-1994) Elevation 2570 m
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 5.5
(41.9)
5.9
(42.6)
8.0
(46.4)
9.7
(49.5)
12.7
(54.9)
17.4
(63.3)
22.2
(72.0)
21.9
(71.4)
19.5
(67.1)
12.9
(55.2)
9.0
(48.2)
7.4
(45.3)
12.7
(54.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 1.0
(33.8)
1.8
(35.2)
3.7
(38.7)
5.2
(41.4)
8.4
(47.1)
12.8
(55.0)
17.6
(63.7)
17.5
(63.5)
15.0
(59.0)
8.7
(47.7)
4.7
(40.5)
3.4
(38.1)
8.3
(46.9)
Average low °C (°F) −3.3
(26.1)
−2.2
(28.0)
−0.2
(31.6)
1.4
(34.5)
4.0
(39.2)
8.2
(46.8)
12.9
(55.2)
13.1
(55.6)
10.3
(50.5)
4.4
(39.9)
0.4
(32.7)
−1.0
(30.2)
4.0
(39.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 55.4
(2.18)
78.4
(3.09)
75.8
(2.98)
56.9
(2.24)
47.1
(1.85)
23.0
(0.91)
26.9
(1.06)
18.7
(0.74)
25.7
(1.01)
39.2
(1.54)
50.0
(1.97)
39.2
(1.54)
536.3
(21.11)
Average rainy days 0.0 2.1 2.9 5.3 7.5 5.0 8.5 10.5 6.0 3.1 2.0 1.0 53.9
Average snowy days 9.0 10.0 10.0 3.8 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.2 6.0 4.5 47.5
Average relative humidity (%) 56 61 62 61 63 59 51 53 53 61 61 51 58
Mean monthly sunshine hours 265 200 275 294 250 230 245 215 220 210 195 273 2,873
Source: Temperature and Precipitation are 1982-1994 averages. Sunshine was only recorded for 12 months between 1988 and 1989[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Badri, Wadi; Gauquelin, Thierry (Jan 1994). "Données météorologiques nouvelles sur le massif de l'Oukaimeden (2570 m, Haut Atlas de Marrakech, Maroc): un exemple de climat de haute montagne méditerranéenne". Publications de l'Association Internationale de Climatologie (in French). Retrieved 7 March 2021.

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Coordinates: 31°12′19″N 7°51′44″W / 31.205167°N 7.862263°W / 31.205167; -7.862263