Chennai weather in May 2019

  • 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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Expect 38°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 9 hours of sunshine per day in Chennai in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Chennai in May before you book your next holiday to India in 2019/2020.

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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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Guide to Chennai weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in Chennai in May is a very hot 38°C (100°F) with extreme heat & humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a warm 28°C (82°F). There are usually 9 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 68% of the 13 hours of daylight.

Expect 38mm (1.5 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 2 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be extreme (11+ UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around Chennai in May is 29°C (84°F).

Chennai sunrise & sunset times for May 2019

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Chennai in May 2019. Select a month to view Chennai sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st May 2019 05:48 18:24
Thursday, 2nd May 2019 05:48 18:24
Friday, 3rd May 2019 05:48 18:24
Saturday, 4th May 2019 05:47 18:25
Sunday, 5th May 2019 05:47 18:25
Monday, 6th May 2019 05:46 18:25
Tuesday, 7th May 2019 05:46 18:25
Wednesday, 8th May 2019 05:46 18:25
Thursday, 9th May 2019 05:45 18:26
Friday, 10th May 2019 05:45 18:26
Saturday, 11th May 2019 05:45 18:26
Sunday, 12th May 2019 05:45 18:26
Monday, 13th May 2019 05:44 18:27
Tuesday, 14th May 2019 05:44 18:27
Wednesday, 15th May 2019 05:44 18:27
Thursday, 16th May 2019 05:43 18:27
Friday, 17th May 2019 05:43 18:28
Saturday, 18th May 2019 05:43 18:28
Sunday, 19th May 2019 05:43 18:28
Monday, 20th May 2019 05:43 18:29
Tuesday, 21st May 2019 05:42 18:29
Wednesday, 22nd May 2019 05:42 18:29
Thursday, 23rd May 2019 05:42 18:29
Friday, 24th May 2019 05:42 18:30
Saturday, 25th May 2019 05:42 18:30
Sunday, 26th May 2019 05:42 18:30
Monday, 27th May 2019 05:42 18:31
Tuesday, 28th May 2019 05:42 18:31
Wednesday, 29th May 2019 05:42 18:31
Thursday, 30th May 2019 05:42 18:32
Friday, 31st May 2019 05:42 18:32
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