Chennai weather in May 2021

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  • 38°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Chennai38
    38°C max day temperature
  • 9 hours of sunshine per day
  • 2 days with some rainfall in May in Chennai2
    2 days with some rainfall
  • 28°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Chennai28
    28°C min night temperature
  • 13 hours of daylight per day in May in Chennai13
    13 hours of daylight per day
  • Extreme heat & humidity in May in ChennaiE
    Extreme heat & humidity
  • 38 mm monthly rainfall in May in Chennai38
    38 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Chennai11
    11+ (Extreme) UV index
  • 29°C sea temperature in May in Chennai29
    29°C sea temperature
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The May weather guide for Chennai, India shows long term 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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How hot is it in Chennai in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 38°C in Chennai in May with extreme heat and humidity, falling to 28°C at night.

How sunny is it in Chennai in May?

There are normally 9 hours of bright sunshine each day in Chennai in May - that's 68% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Chennai in May?

The average sea temperature around Chennai in May is 29°C.

Does it ever rain in Chennai in May?

There are usually 2 days with some rain in Chennai in May and the average monthly rainfall is 38mm.

What is the chance of a cyclone in Chennai in May?

On average less than 1 day in May in Chennai is likely to be affected by the passage of one or more tropical storms.

Chennai sunrise & sunset times for May 2021

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Chennai in May 2021. Select a month to view Chennai sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Saturday, 1st May 2021 05:48 18:24
Sunday, 16th May 2021 05:43 18:28
Monday, 31st May 2021 05:42 18:32
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