The best times to visit the Seychelles for ideal weather are
June 4th to August 26th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
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Weather in the Seychelles
Average temperatures in the Seychelles vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 19th 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 the Seychelles, 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 88.6°F (31.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 81.3°F (27.4°C) at night.
the Seychelles Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
the Seychelles Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
the Seychelles Perceived Temperature (F)
the Seychelles Perceived Temperature (C)
Average the Seychelles 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in the Seychelles 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 are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.
When can you find snow in the Seychelles? 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 the Seychelles.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in the Seychelles (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
the Seychelles has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (61% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (73.3%).
Wind in the Seychelles is usually moderate. The windiest month is August, followed by September and June. August’s average wind speed of around 10.8 knots (12.4 MPH or 20 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid August where average top sustained speeds reach 16 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in the Seychelles.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||6.4||Light breeze||11||Significant breeze|
|Feb||6.6||Light breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
|Mar||4.7||Light breeze||9.2||Significant breeze|
|Apr||5.2||Light breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
|May||6.7||Light breeze||11||Significant breeze|
|Jun||10||Gentle breeze||13.7||Significant breeze|
|Jul||9.9||Gentle breeze||14.1||Significant breeze|
|Aug||10.8||Gentle breeze||14.8||Significant breeze|
|Sep||10.1||Gentle breeze||14.3||Significant breeze|
|Oct||6.9||Light breeze||11.8||Significant breeze|
|Nov||5.6||Light breeze||10.4||Significant breeze|
|Dec||5.2||Light breeze||10.2||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to the Seychelles?
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 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 the Seychelles 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
Overall the Seychelles Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88.6°F (31.4°C) and 86.1°F (30.1°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 5 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 about 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in the Seychelles, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 86.7°F (30.4°C) and 83.7°F (28.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 5 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 the Seychelles to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 86.9°F (30.5°C) and 85°F (29.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.
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