The best times to visit Cousine Island for ideal weather are

July 9th to September 2nd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Cousine Island Travel Info

Weather in Cousine Island

Temperature

Average temperatures in Cousine Island vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 3rd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Cousine Island, the hottest months are April, May, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early April where highs are regularly around 89.8°F (32.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.4°F (25.8°C) at night.

Cousine Island Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Cousine Island Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Cousine Island Perceived Temperature (F)

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Cousine Island Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Cousine Island Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 86 81.1 76.4
Feb 87 82.1 77.5
Mar 88.4 82.9 77.6
Apr 89.5 83.7 78.3
May 88.2 83.4 78.8
Jun 85.8 81.5 77.5
Jul 84.3 79.9 76.2
Aug 84.6 80.1 76.2
Sep 85.5 80.9 76.7
Oct 86.2 81.3 76.8
Nov 87.2 81.8 76.7
Dec 87.1 81.6 76.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30 27.3 24.7
Feb 30.6 27.8 25.3
Mar 31.3 28.3 25.3
Apr 31.9 28.7 25.7
May 31.2 28.6 26
Jun 29.9 27.5 25.3
Jul 29.1 26.6 24.6
Aug 29.2 26.7 24.6
Sep 29.7 27.2 24.8
Oct 30.1 27.4 24.9
Nov 30.7 27.7 24.8
Dec 30.6 27.6 24.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Cousine Island are August, July, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid August. For example, on the week of August 13th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid January with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of January 15th.

When can you find snow in Cousine Island? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Cousine Island.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Cousine Island (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 45% 0 14.2
Feb 28% 0 6.5
Mar 29% 0 6.7
Apr 34% 0 8.1
May 27% 0 5
Jun 22% 0 3.5
Jul 19% 0 3.7
Aug 17% 0 3.2
Sep 31% 0 5.8
Oct 31% 0 9
Nov 29% 0 7.5
Dec 43% 0 10.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 45 0 36.1
Feb 28 0 16.5
Mar 29 0 17
Apr 34 0 20.6
May 27 0 12.7
Jun 22 0 8.9
Jul 19 0 9.4
Aug 17 0 8.1
Sep 31 0 14.7
Oct 31 0 22.9
Nov 29 0 19.1
Dec 43 0 26.7

 

Humidity and Wind

Cousine Island has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is August (72.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (77.6%).

Wind in Cousine Island is usually moderate. The windiest month is August, followed by September and July. August’s average wind speed of around 12 knots (13.8 MPH or 22.1 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early September where average top sustained speeds reach 17.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Cousine Island.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Feb 6.8 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Mar 5.4 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Apr 5.1 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
May 8 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Jun 10.2 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Jul 11 Significant breeze 16 Significant breeze
Aug 12 Significant breeze 16.5 Significant breeze
Sep 11.5 Significant breeze 16.5 Significant breeze
Oct 7.8 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Nov 5.8 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Dec 5.8 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 77.6%
Feb 74.1%
Mar 73.2%
Apr 72.4%
May 72.4%
Jun 72.4%
Jul 73.2%
Aug 72.3%
Sep 73.6%
Oct 74.2%
Nov 73.1%
Dec 74.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Cousine Island?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Seychelles; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Cousine Island, the Seychelles is May, followed by January and February. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Cousine Island in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 65.1 in December means 65.1% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Cousine Island Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.8°F (32.1°C) and 87.5°F (30.8°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 8 to 10 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 5 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Cousine Island, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 87.7°F (30.9°C) and 84.8°F (29.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 9 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Cousine Island to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.6°F (30.9°C) and 85.6°F (29.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 8 to 14 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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