Chennai weather in September (Tamil Nadu, India)

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Chennai in September lies at 31.3°C (88.34°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 27.0°C (80.6°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during September is high with an average of 152mm (6.0 inchec). There are generally around 6 rainy days. The sun also shows itself regularly this month with 198 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Chennai, monthly averages in September

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Min Temperature 80 °F  
Max Temperature 88 °F  
Chance of Rain 22%  
Precipitation 6 in  
Rainy days 7 days  
Humidity 71% *  
Sunshine 198 hrs *  

Where to stay in Chennai

Where to go in India in September

Find out more about the weather in India in September and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in September? Visitors traveling to Chennai should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very warm or even hot.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in September.

Outdoor sports

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