Chennai climate guide

Temperature in Chennai (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
29°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Chennai29
31°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Chennai31
33°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Chennai33
35°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Chennai35
38°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Chennai38
38°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Chennai38
36°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Chennai36
35°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Chennai35
34°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Chennai34
32°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Chennai32
29°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Chennai29
29°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Chennai29
Min temperature (night-time)
20°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Chennai20
20°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Chennai20
22°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Chennai22
26°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Chennai26
28°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Chennai28
27°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Chennai27
26°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Chennai26
26°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Chennai26
25°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Chennai25
24°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Chennai24
22°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Chennai22
21°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Chennai21
Sea temperature
26°C sea temperature in January in Chennai26
27°C sea temperature in February in Chennai27
28°C sea temperature in March in Chennai28
29°C sea temperature in April in Chennai29
29°C sea temperature in May in Chennai29
29°C sea temperature in June in Chennai29
29°C sea temperature in July in Chennai29
28°C sea temperature in August in Chennai28
29°C sea temperature in September in Chennai29
29°C sea temperature in October in Chennai29
28°C sea temperature in November in Chennai28
27°C sea temperature in December in Chennai27

Sunshine & Daylight in Chennai

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
11 hours of daylight per day in January in Chennai11
12 hours of daylight per day in February in Chennai12
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Chennai12
12 hours of daylight per day in April in Chennai12
13 hours of daylight per day in May in Chennai13
13 hours of daylight per day in June in Chennai13
13 hours of daylight per day in July in Chennai13
13 hours of daylight per day in August in Chennai13
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Chennai12
12 hours of daylight per day in October in Chennai12
12 hours of daylight per day in November in Chennai12
11 hours of daylight per day in December in Chennai11

Rainfall in Chennai

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
1 day with some rainfall in January in Chennai1
1 day with some rainfall in February in Chennai1
0 days with some rainfall in March in Chennai0
0 days with some rainfall in April in Chennai0
2 days with some rainfall in May in Chennai2
4 days with some rainfall in June in Chennai4
7 days with some rainfall in July in Chennai7
9 days with some rainfall in August in Chennai9
6 days with some rainfall in September in Chennai6
9 days with some rainfall in October in Chennai9
10 days with some rainfall in November in Chennai10
6 days with some rainfall in December in Chennai6
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
20 mm monthly rainfall in January in Chennai20
12 mm monthly rainfall in February in Chennai12
4 mm monthly rainfall in March in Chennai4
10 mm monthly rainfall in April in Chennai10
38 mm monthly rainfall in May in Chennai38
61 mm monthly rainfall in June in Chennai61
117 mm monthly rainfall in July in Chennai117
158 mm monthly rainfall in August in Chennai158
135 mm monthly rainfall in September in Chennai135
259 mm monthly rainfall in October in Chennai259
343 mm monthly rainfall in November in Chennai343
147 mm monthly rainfall in December in Chennai147

More climate for Chennai

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in January in Chennai10
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in February in Chennai11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in March in Chennai11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in April in Chennai11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Chennai11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in June in Chennai11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in July in Chennai11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in August in Chennai11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in September in Chennai11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in October in Chennai11
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in November in Chennai10
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in December in Chennai9
Heat & Humidity
Moderate heat & humidity in January in ChennaiM
High heat & humidity in February in ChennaiH
Very high heat & humidity in March in ChennaiVH
Extreme heat & humidity in April in ChennaiE
Extreme heat & humidity in May in ChennaiE
Extreme heat & humidity in June in ChennaiE
Extreme heat & humidity in July in ChennaiE
Extreme heat & humidity in August in ChennaiE
Extreme heat & humidity in September in ChennaiE
Very high heat & humidity in October in ChennaiVH
High heat & humidity in November in ChennaiH
Moderate heat & humidity in December in ChennaiM

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Chennai, India shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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