The climate in Chennai during March can be summarized as hot, humid and very dry.
March is in the spring in Chennai and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 33°C (91°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||32.8°C 91°F|
|Nightly temperature||22.2°C 72°F|
|Average temperature||27.5°C 81.5°F|
|Daily sunshine||9.9 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||4 mm 0.2 ins|
|Rainy days||0 days|
|Sea temperature||28.3°C 82.9°F|
|Windspeed||9.7kph 6 mph|
On average March is the driest month of the year in Chennai with around 4mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.9 hours of sunshine per day.
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 March 2021.
|Hottest month:||May||38.1°C 100.6°F|
|Driest month:||March||4mm 0.2ins|
|Coldest month:||January||29.1°C 84.4°F|
|Wettest month:||November||343mm 13.5ins|