Chennai Weather in March

What's the weather like in Chennai (Tamil Nādu) in March 2022?

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.

Chennai weather averages (imperial / metric)
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
Humidity 72%
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.

March temperatures in Chennai

Chennai average temperature in March

March rainfall

Chennai average rain in March

March hourly sunshine

Chennai average rain in March

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.

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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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