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Chennai Weather

Best Time to Visit Chennai

Chennai is nestled on the south east coast of India and roles in the tropical zone. The assemblage of these two makes Chennai weather extremely hot and humid. During the summers, the temperature goes as high as 45 °C whereas it drops to around 30 °C during the night. On an average, the temperature in Chenni hops in between 28 °C to 32°C. However, because of heavy rainfall Chennai dwells a somewhat pleasant climate round the year. So far, you might have acquaint with Chennai’s climatic stature that winter season that is from November to February, is the best time to visit Chennai when one can rejuvenate and relish the beholding endowments. The weather in Chennai at this time copes to fulfil a joyous and merriment moment amongst the tourists and residents alike.


Even during the winters one is going to bump upon the occasional rainfall which eventually cuddles the trip memorably and romantically. During daytime, the cool breeze from the sea provides respite from the otherwise warm weather. The temperature in Chennai in November and December snuggles in between 17 degree to 20 degree and during January it prevails a mild temperature at a minimum of 15 degree. However, one needs to backpack a few things like raincoat or an umbrella to scute oneself from the occasional rain. It is during the winters when one can even indulge in a festive mood.


The weather in Chennai roves in between 20 degree to 25 degree during February and March whereas it starts to soar to 30 degree to 35 degree in April that continues to rise to 40 degree in May. During the monsoon the temperature again drops to an average of 30 degree that prolongs till September.


Summer Season in Chennai

Summer season begins in the month of March and continues till May. Summers are really hot and humid with maximum temperature going to 40°C.

Monsoon Season in Chennai

The months from June to August receive heavy rain falls and strong winds.

Winter Season in Chennai

Winter season begins in the month of December and continues till February. The average temperature during this season is around 18°C. Chennai is often hit by cyclones from Bay of Bengal in the months of November and December.