Seychelles weather

Read our complete guide to the weather in the Seychelles.

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in the Seychelles. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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The weather guide for Seychelles (Mahe) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Seychelles weather overview

Most of the 90 Indian Ocean islands that make up the Seychelles are low-lying although Mahe, the largest in the group, has a hilly terrain.

They lie outside the cyclone belt but rainfall everywhere is moderate to heavy all year, particularly between October and March and on their southern coasts, which are exposed to the southeast trade winds.

Source d'Argent, La Digue, Seychelles © Javarman - Fotolia.com
Source d'Argent, La Digue, Seychelles © Javarman - Fotolia.com

Despite all the rain, the climate is delightfully sunny with temperatures high but tolerable and humidity tempered by soft ocean breezes - hence the islands' popularity with holidaymakers. The driest months are June to August.

What to pack for Seychelles weather

Take light clothing and anticipate rain at any time of year.

More about the Seychelles

Which is the hottest month in the Seychelles?

The hottest time of year in Mahe, Seychelles is normally April. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 30°C with high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in the Seychelles?

In terms of rainfall, January is usually the wettest month in Mahe, Seychelles with 381mm on average. There are normally 19 days in January with some rain.

When is it sunniest in the Seychelles?

The sunniest time of year in Mahe, Seychelles is normally May with bright sunshine on average for 68% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in the Seychelles?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Mahe, Seychelles in April when the water temperature reaches 30°C.

What is the flight time to the Seychelles from the UK?

The flight time to the Seychelles from the UK is typically 13 hours.

What is the time difference between the Seychelles and the UK?

The time difference between the Seychelles and the UK is GMT+4 hours.

What is the main language spoken in the Seychelles?

The main languages spoken in the Seychelles are Seychelles Creole and English.

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What is the currency in the Seychelles?

The currency in the Seychelles is the Seychellois Rupee (SCR).

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Which plugs are used in the Seychelles?

Seychelles uses electrical plug type G (240 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in the Seychelles?

They drive on the left side of the road in the Seychelles.

Compare Seychelles weather with the USA

Below the Seychelles weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Seychelles (Mahe) and the USA (Washington).

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