August is a dry and sunny month in Seychelles, with comfortable weather. Temperatures are usually in the range of 23.9°C (75°F) to 27.8°C (82°F), with warm days and mild nights. The average precipitation ranges between 76.2mm (3") and 127mm (5"), with less than 16 wet days in the month. Rain is mostly in the form of light showers during the night. The relative humidity is in the range of 70% to 95%, and the conditions are comfortable, with less moisture. The skies remain clear 43% of the time, and the 12-hour days offer ample sunshine of 8 hours. August 19 is one of the windiest days of the year, with an average wind speed of 27.2km/h (16.9mph). Beach lovers prefer the white sandy beaches in the northwest part of the country, sheltered from gusty winds, and with calm waters. A Seychelles trip in August does not encounter the hot and humid conditions of the wet season.