Chennai exhibits a moderate hot temperature throughout the day with moderate humidity as it is along the coastal lines of the Bay of Bengal.
Seasons in Chennai:
Summer (March to June): Summers in Chennai are hot and humid and there are several overcast days in this season. The hottest temperature in this season is around 45-degrees Celsius.
Monsoon (July to September): Monsoon arrives in Chennai in July and the average rainfall here is around 140cms. It often rains till mid-December.
Winter (November to February): January is the coolest month in Chennai with average temperature of 25-degrees Celsius. Be sure to carry an umbrella or raincoat with you in case of sudden rains.
You can travel to Chennai any time throughout the year. City will be generally hot except between months of December to February where in you can find some rainy days with mild chillness during the day time. If you really want to avoid summer season and the hot temperature then you can try going between the months of November to February. Temperature would range from 25°C to 30°C during these months.
The best time to visit Chennai is Winter (November to February).
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