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Chennai (Madras) Weather

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Weather in Chennai (Madras)

Chennai has a typically tropical climate. It is hot and humid for most of the year, with temperatures spiking between May and June when they can reach anywhere from 35°C to 40°C (95°F to 104°F). The monsoons start hitting between mid-October and mid-December and there can be cyclones travelling in from the Bay of Bengal. Temperatures are more pleasant between November and January when the mercury hovers around 28°C (83°F).

Guidetype and fpcity weatherwtg_cforecast_table

Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Saturday
Cloudy
Cloudy skies
36
°C
2.9
13
sw
60-80%
1005 mb
good
Sunday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
37
°C
0.1
13
wsw
20-40%
1005 mb
good
Monday
Sunny
Sunny skies
37
°C
0
12
w
0-20%
1005 mb
good
Tuesday
Sunny
Sunny skies
37
°C
0.1
9
wnw
0-20%
1006 mb
good
Wednesday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
36
°C
0.9
6
wnw
40-60%
1007 mb
good
Thursday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
34
°C
0
10
w
20-40%
1007 mb
good
Friday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
36
°C
0.5
12
w
20-40%
1006 mb
good
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Last updated: 2020-07-05 05:17:19
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Symbols indicate the predominant weather for the day in question, calculated based on a weighting of different types of weather. So if a day is forecast to be sunny with the possibility of a brief shower, then we will see a sunny or partly cloudy symbol rather than a rain cloud.
The maximum temperature is the highest temperature forecast between dawn and dusk, and the minimum temperature is the lowest temperature expected from dusk on the day in question to dawn the next day. The temperature is in °C, or Celsius.
Wind speed and direction are the conditions expected at midday. Wind direction is based on a 16 point compass. W, SW, SSW, etc. The wind direction states where the wind originates. Wind speed is listed in MPH or miles per hour.
Humidity levels indicates how much water vapour the air contains compared to the maximum it could contain at that temperature. As a general guide:
  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
  • 71 to 80 is moderate
  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
Pressure is measured in millibars (mb)
Visibility based on whether the human eye can see the following distances:
  • Very poor - less than 1km
  • Poor - between 1km and 4km
  • Moderate - between 4km and 10km
  • Good - between 10km and 20km
  • Very good - between 20km and 40km
  • Excellent - more than 40km
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