Chennai
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

November 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
The last month of the post monsoon autumn, November, is also a moderately hot month in Chennai, India, with average temperature ranging between min 23°C (73.4°F) and max 29.6°C (85.3°F).

Temperature

In Chennai, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in October - a warm 29.6°C (85.3°F). In Chennai, in November, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at a very hot 36°C (96.8°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, wind, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

The most humid month in Chennai is November, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

Rainfall

November is the month with the most rainfall in Chennai, India. Rain falls for 11.7 days and accumulates 407.4mm (16") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In November, the average sea temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In November, the average length of the day in Chennai, India, is 11.5h.

Sunshine

In November, the average sunshine is 6.1h.

UV index

In Chennai, the average daily maximum UV index in November is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 10 transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in November in Chennai?

In Chennai, India, in November, the average high-temperature is 29.6°C (85.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F). In November, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is estimated at 36°C (96.8°F).

What is the most humid month in Chennai?

The most humid month in Chennai is November, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

What is the average humidity in November in Chennai?

The average relative humidity in November in Chennai, India, is 78%.

How many days does it rain in November in Chennai?

In Chennai, India, in November, during 11.7 rainfall days, 407.4mm (16") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Chennai?

November is the month with the most rainfall in Chennai. Rain falls for 11.7 days and accumulates 407.4mm (16") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in November in Chennai?

In November, the average sea temperature in Chennai, India, is 28.3°C (82.9°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Chennai have in November?

The average length of the day in November in Chennai, India, is 11.5h.

How long on average sun shines in November in Chennai?

In Chennai, the average sunshine in November is 6.1h.

How high is the UV index in November in Chennai?

In Chennai, India, the average daily maximum UV index in November is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in November - Chennai, India
  • Average high temperature in November: 29.6°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 November: 23°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 November - Chennai, India
  • Average humidity in November: 78%

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

Average rainfall in November - Chennai, India
  • Average rainfall in November: 407.4mm

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 November - Chennai, India
  • Average rainfall days in November: 11.7 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 November - Chennai, India
  • Average sea temperature in November: 28.3°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 November / Average sunshine in November - Chennai, India
  • Average daylight in November: 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 November: 6.1h

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 November - Chennai, India
  • Average UV index in November: 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).