April 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
April, like March, is a hot pre-monsoon summer month in Chennai, India, with average temperature varying between 26.4°C (79.5°F) and 34.3°C (93.7°F).

Temperature

In Chennai, India, the average high-temperature is 34.3°C (93.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 26.4°C (79.5°F).

Humidity

In April, the average relative humidity in Chennai is 69%.

Rainfall

In Chennai, during April, the rain falls for 0.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 7.7mm (0.3") of precipitation. In Chennai, during the entire year, the rain falls for 59.1 days and collects up to 1391.5mm (54.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Chennai, the average seawater temperature is 29.3°C (84.7°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day in Chennai is 12.4h.

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine in Chennai is April, with an average of 9.7h of sunshine.

UV index

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Chennai. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in April in Chennai?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Chennai, is 34.3°C (93.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 26.4°C (79.5°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Chennai?

The average relative humidity in April in Chennai, India, is 69%.

How many days does it rain in April in Chennai?

In Chennai, India, in April, during 0.6 rainfall days, 7.7mm (0.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in April in Chennai?

In Chennai, India, the average seawater temperature in April is 29.3°C (84.7°F). 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.

What is the average length of the day in April in Chennai?

In April, the average length of the day in Chennai, India, is 12.4h.

What month has the most sunshine in Chennai?

April has the most sunshine of the year in Chennai, India, with an average of 9.7h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Chennai have in April?

In April, the average sunshine in Chennai, India, is 9.7h.

When is the highest UV index in Chennai?

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Chennai, India.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Chennai?

In Chennai, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Chennai, India
  • Average high temperature in April: 34.3°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 April: 26.4°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 April - Chennai, India
  • Average humidity in April: 69%

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

Average rainfall in April - Chennai, India
  • Average rainfall in April: 7.7mm

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 April - Chennai, India
  • Average rainfall days in April: 0.6 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 April - Chennai, India
  • Average sea temperature in April: 29.3°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 April / Average sunshine in April - Chennai, India
  • Average daylight in April: 12.4h

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 April: 9.7h

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 April - Chennai, India
  • Average UV index in April: 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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