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CLIMATE: AVERAGE MONTHLY WEATHER IN Chennai, India

Chennai formaly known as madras has a tropical wet and dry climate. The hottest part of the year is late May to early June. Because of the cities proximity to the equator there are no extreme variations in temperature. The average annual rainfall is around 140 cm (55 in).

What's the best time to go to Chennai in India? Here are some annual weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:
  • During the months of January, February, November and December you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures.
  • On average, the temperatures are always high.
  • Most rainfall (rainy season) is seen in July, August, September, October, November and December.
  • Chennai has dry periods in February, March and April.
  • On average, the warmest month is May.
  • On average, the coolest month is January.
  • November is the wettest month. This month should be avoided if you don't like too much rain.
  • February is the driest month.
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For more information, see the weather forecast and our average climate infomation (by month in graphs) below.

* Data from nearest weather station: Chennai, India (0.0 KM).

Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year

The monthly mean minimum and maximum daily temperature. Show in Fahrenheit »
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Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year

This is the monthly total of sunhours
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Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)

This is the mean monthly precipitation, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches »
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Average monthly rainy days over the year

This is the number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.
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Average humidity over the year

This is the mean monthly relative humidity
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Weather Forecast for Chennai

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TUE
Partly cloudy
36°C
28°C
WED
Patchy rain possible
37°C
29°C
THU
Partly cloudy
35°C
29°C

Today's forecast

10 Day Forecast 
Partly cloudy
36°C | 28°C °C