May 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 May in Chennai?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Chennai, India, is 36.8°C (98.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 27.9°C (82.2°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Chennai?

In Chennai, India, in May, it is raining for 1.4 days, with typically 43.9mm (1.7") of accumulated precipitation.
Average temperature in May - Chennai, India
  • Average high temperature in May: 36.8°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 May: 27.9°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 May - Chennai, India
  • Average humidity in May: 62%

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

Average rainfall in May - Chennai, India
  • Average rainfall in May: 43.9mm

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 May - Chennai, India
  • Average rainfall days in May: 1.4 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 May - Chennai, India
  • Average sea temperature in May: 29.5°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 May / Average sunshine in May - Chennai, India
  • Average daylight in May: 12.7h

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 May: 9h

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 May - Chennai, India
  • Average UV index in May: 12

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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