January weather forecast and climate
Chennai, India

A staircase to the front entrance of the Ramakrishna Temple in Chennai, India
A staircase to the front entrance of the Ramakrishna Temple in Chennai, India

What is the temperature in January in Chennai?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Chennai, India, is 28.8°C (83.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 20.9°C (69.6°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Chennai?

In Chennai, during January, the rain falls for 1.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 22.5mm (0.9") of precipitation.
Average temperature in January - Chennai, India
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (36.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 20.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (27.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.9°C).

Average humidity in January - Chennai, India
  • Average humidity in January: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (57%).

Average rainfall in January - Chennai, India
  • Average rainfall in January: 22.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (407.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.2mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Chennai, India
  • Average rainfall days in January: 1.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (11.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is March (0.3 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Chennai, India
  • Average sea temperature in January: 26.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (29.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (26.8°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Chennai, India
  • Average daylight in January: 11.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8.7h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in January - Chennai, India
  • Average UV index in January: 10

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).

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