Chennai monthly weather averages

  • Average temperature

    The bar chart below shows the average monthly temperatures at Chennai

    Chennai average temperature chart
    Average monthly temperatures in Chennai
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    °C 24.4 25.6 27.5 30.3 33.1 32.4 30.8 30.2 29.7 28.1 25.8 24.8
    °F 75.9 78.1 81.5 86.5 91.6 90.3 87.4 86.4 85.5 82.6 78.4 76.6

    Please note: these are the average temperatures taken over a 24 hour period so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. For more accurate daytime temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

  • Average daily sunshine

    The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Chennai

    Average daily sunshine Chennai
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Hrs sunshine 9.2 10 9.9 9.9 9.2 6.8 6 6.4 6.8 6.7 6.5 7.1
  • Day / night temperatures

    The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

    Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Chennai
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Min °C 19.5 20.1 22.2 25.6 27.9 27.1 26.1 25.5 25.1 24 22.2 20.7
    Max °C 29.4 31.1 32.8 35 38.4 37.7 35.6 34.9 34.4 32.2 29.4 28.9
    Min °F 67 68.2 72 78.1 82.1 80.8 78.9 77.9 77.1 75.2 72 69.3
    Max °F 75.9 78.1 81.5 86.5 91.6 90.3 87.4 86.4 85.5 82.6 78.4 76.6
  • Average rainfall & rainy days

    The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

    Average monthly rainfall in Chennai
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    mm 20 12 4 10 38 61 117 158 135 259 343 147
    inches 0.8 0.5 0.2 0.4 1.5 2.4 4.6 6.2 5.3 10.2 13.5 5.8
    Rainy days 1 1 0 1 2 4 7 9 7 9 10 6
  • Sea temperature

    The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

    Average sea temperature around Chennai
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    °C 26.5 27.1 28.3 29.5 29.9 29.7 29.1 28.9 29.1 29.2 28.3 27.1
    °F 79.8 80.8 82.9 85.1 85.9 85.4 84.5 84 84.4 84.6 82.9 80.7
  • Wind speed

    The graph below shows the average wind speed.

    Average wind speed in Chennai
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    km/h 8 8 10 11 12 14 13 12 10 8 9 10
    mph 5 5 6 7 8 9 8 8 6 5 6 6

    A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

  • Relative humidity

    The graph below shows the average rainfall.

    Average relative humidity in Chennai
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    75% 74% 72% 71% 64% 59% 64% 67% 73% 78% 79% 78%

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Chennai weather stats

Chennai weather statistics
Hottest month: May 33.1°C
Driest month: March 4mm
Sunniest month: February 10hrs
Coldest month: January 24.4°C
Wettest month: November 343mm
Warmest sea: May 29.9°C
Map showing location of Chennai (13.08784, 80.27847)

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