Chennai Weather in July

What's the weather like in Chennai (Tamil Nādu) in July 2023?

The climate in Chennai during July can be summarized as very hot and damp.

July is in the summer in Chennai and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 36°C (96°F), whilst at night 26°C (79°F) is normal.

Chennai weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 35.6°C 96°F
Nightly temperature 26.1°C 78.9°F
Average temperature 30.8°C 87.4°F
Daily sunshine 6 hrs
Avg rainfall 117 mm 4.6 ins
Rainy days 7 days
Sea temperature 29.1°C 84.5°F
Humidity 64%
Windspeed 12.6kph 8 mph

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Chennai with around 117mm 4.6 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day.

July temperatures in Chennai

Chennai average temperature in July

July rainfall

Chennai average rain in July

July hourly sunshine

Chennai average rain in July

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Chennai in July 2023.

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Chennai weather stats

Chennai weather statistics
Hottest month: May 38.1°C 100.6°F
Driest month: March 4mm 0.2ins
Sunniest month: February 10hrs
Coldest month: January 29.1°C 84.4°F
Wettest month: November 343mm 13.5ins
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