26 to 29°C
3060 hours
sunshine per day
1150 mm
134 days
231 days
0 days

Climate of the Seychelles

The Seychelles, an archipelago located in the Indian Ocean, are known for their breathtaking natural beauty, crystal clear waters and lush, green landscapes. A crucial aspect that contributes to the allure of these islands is their unique climate. With annual rainfall amounts ranging from 1100 to 1400 mm, no snowfall and an abundance of sunlight with 2300 to 2600 hours of sunshine, Seychelles offer an ideal destination for lovers of sun, sea and nature.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 26°C and 29°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 26°C and 28°C
  • Rain: it rains 231 days and there is a total of approximately 1150 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3060 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 26°C and 29°C
Warmest month: 29°C in March
Coldest month: 26°C in July
Night temperature: between 26°C and 28°C
Dry days: 134 days
Days with rain: 231 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 1150 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3060 hours

The climate of Seychelles plays a crucial role in the charm and appeal of this archipelago. The combination of warm temperatures, regular rainfall and abundant sunshine creates an environment of paradise that is both relaxing and stimulating to the senses.

A constant tropical warmth


The average annual temperature in Seychelles is a pleasant 28°C, making for a warm but not too hot climate, ideal for vacationers and nature lovers. The warmest month is March, with an average temperature of 29 degrees Celsius, while July is the coolest month with an average of 26 degrees Celsius. These relatively small temperature variations throughout the year make Seychelles a great destination for any season.

Precipitation and sunshine


With 231 rainy days per year, it may seem like Seychelles is a very wet destination. However, rainfall is generally short and heavy, often followed by sunshine, contributing to the islands' lush, green surroundings and rich biodiversity. The combination of rain and sunshine makes for a fertile landscape, full of exotic plants and animals.


Dry days and humidity


Despite frequent rainfall, Seychelles also enjoys about 75 dry days a year. The average humidity is 77%, adding to the tropical feel of the area. However, constant sea breezes provide refreshing relief from the humidity, especially in coastal areas.

UV-Index and sun protection


With a UV index of 7, it is important for visitors to protect themselves from the sun's strong rays, especially during peak sunshine hours. Wearing sunscreen, hats and protective clothing is essential to ensure a safe and enjoyable time on the islands.

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for the Seychelles.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for the Seychelles.

Climate table of the Seychelles

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for the Seychelles. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for the Seychelles might be like in a given month.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 28 28 29 29 29 27 26 26 27 28 28 28
Night temp. (°C) 27 28 28 28 28 27 26 26 26 27 27 27
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 188 116 112 71 120 46 33 37 77 102 86 162
Days with rain 23 18 21 20 21 20 17 16 20 17 16 22
Dry days 8 10 10 10 10 10 14 15 10 14 14 9
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 8 8 9 9 8 8 8 7 9 11 9
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 3 3 3
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

Best time to visit Seychelles

To go to Seychelles, the best time to visit is April, June through September and November. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Seychelles, March is the warmest month with 29°C and the most cold month is 26°C in July.

Climate of the Seychelles by month

What is the average climate in a given month for the Seychelles? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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