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Weather in Seychelles with essentials information, best time to travel in the Seychelles and 6 days of weather forecasting to prepare your perfect holidays in Seychelles.

 

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Weather Seychelles

 

Seychelles have a mild climate who is always warm and sunny. In this tropical islands the temperature seldom drops below 24°C or rises above 32°C. All but the remotest southern islands lie comfortably outside the cyclone belt making Seychelles’ a year round destination.

The North-West trade winds between the months of October and March, during this period of the year in Seychelles the sea is generally calm and the weather warm and humid, with average winds of 8-12 knots.

During January and February the islands receive lot of rainfall, that help to regenerate the greenery and the stream that surrounded the islands.

The months between May and September bring dry and warm climate but a cooler weather and awesome seas - particularly on south-eastern coasts – and winds of 10-20 knots.

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What is a monsoon?

 

A monsoon is a seasonal shift in the prevailing wind direction, that usually brings with it a different kind of weather. It almost always refers to the Asian monsoon, a large region extending from India to Southeast Asia where monsoon conditions prevail.

 

Pre-Southeast Monsoon – April

This is the calmest and warmest period of the year as the winds die down from earlier months, before reversing to the Southeast.

 

Southeast Monsoon - May to October

This is a characteristically drier and cooler time when the winds that flow above Seychelles are subjected by the “South-east Trades”when they reach their most highest in the months of July and August. Precipitation throughout this period is usually minimal in character and relatively brisk.

 

Pre-Northwest Monsoon – November

This season is noticed by the movement in wind command from Southeast to Northwest connected with the “onset” of the rainy season. Through out this time the temperature remains reasonably warm with very light winds.

 

Northwest Monsoon - December to March

This is the primary rainy season throughout the Seychelles and it can get tremendously damp in December and January. This period is also warm even with winds that are mainly directed from the West to northwest but are not strong.

 

Beaches Affected By the Monsoon

 

On Mahe the south-western beaches are most pretentious. On the south-western beaches of Praslin large quantities of seaweed can be expected to be washed up on the beach shores in between the months of May to October

Even though the Monsoons bring physically powerful winds all but the furthest southern islands lie contentedly outside the cyclonic belt making Seychelles’ a year round destination.

Given Seychelles is situated within the Southern Hemisphere the difference between night and day barely changes. It is estimated that the islands receive about seven hours of consistent sunshine daily. Because the Seychelles are within the southern hemisphere.

 

 

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Best time to Travel to Seychelles

 

Seychelles islands are blessed with a year-long warm, tropical climate, it’s always a good time to visit.

Two opposing trade winds generally govern the weather pattern: the north-westerly trades blow from October to March when wind speeds average from 8 to 12 knots; and the brisker south-easterly trades blow from May to September with winds of between 10 to 20 knots, bringing the cooler and windier conditions ideal for sailing.

The periods of calm between the trades produce fairly warm and wind-free conditions throughout April and also in October. Conditions for swimming, snorkelling and especially diving are superb during April / May and Octobe r/ November when the water temperature sometimes reaches 29ºC and visibility is often 30 metres or more.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rainfall (mm) 402.6 283.2 194.9 186.7 151.6 105.1 76.6 119.3 154.0 189.7 206.3 302.8
Temp (°C) 26.9 27.4 27.8 28.1 27.8 26.7 26.0 26.0 26.5 26.9 26.9 26.9
Humidity (%) 82 80 80 80 79 79 80 80 79 79 80 82
Wind Direction NW NW NW SW-NW SE SE SE SE SE SE SW-NW NW
Wind Speed (kts) 6.3 6.3 5.2 4.9 7.8 10.4 11.4 12.1 11.3 7.9 5.4 5.4

 


Six days of Weather Forecasting

 

Tuesday, 12

Partly Cloudy

31 | 27 °C

Partly Cloudy

Chance of
Precipitation

0%

 

Wednesday, 13

Partly Cloudy

29 | 26 °C

Partly Cloudy

Chance of
Precipitation

0%

 

Thursday, 14

Chance of a Thunderstorm

31 | 27 °C

Chance of T-storms

Chance of
Precipitation

50%

 

Friday, 15

Chance of a Thunderstorm

29 | 24 °C

Chance of T-storms

Chance of
Precipitation

40%

 

Saturday, 16

Chance of a Thunderstorm

29 | 24 °C

Chance of T-storms

Chance of
Precipitation

 

Sunday, 17

Chance of a Thunderstorm

31 | 27 °C

Chance of T-storms

Chance of
Precipitation

 

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