Chennai International Airport

VOMM · Tamil Nadu, India

Climate Chennai International Airport 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Chennai International Airport (VOMM) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 4.2 0 5 5 3 5
February 13.5 9 20 8 10
March 22.1 4 11 20 28
April 24.1 11 30 9 30
May 24.1 7 4 30 28
June 21.2 11 9 6 34
July 17.9 7 2 12 18
August 16.2 4 5 21 5
September 16.0 11 2 18 8
October 4.0 0 0 4 6
November 2.5 0 1 0 3
December 2.8 0 1 4 1
Average 12.5 5.7 7.5 11.3 14.8

13th best VFR conditions of India

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 60.7 44 59 65 57 72
February 71.7 66 75 73 74
March 75.9 73 69 72 77
April 86.4 81 84 83 89
May 92.7 85 71 98 99
June 94.6 84 94 97 97
July 91.6 86 83 93 88
August 89.0 82 85 92 90
September 85.6 90 77 84 89
October 60.3 44 56 55 67
November 37.3 13 28 25 45
December 44.8 14 36 46 55
Average 71.1 43.6 64.9 69.7 73.3 78.8

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 30.0 30 30 31 30 31
February 31.3 32 31 30 31
March 33.6 33 35 33 33
April 35.6 35 36 35 35
May 37.4 37 37 35 38
June 37.3 37 36 36 37
July 35.0 34 34 35 34
August 34.7 36 34 35 34
September 33.8 34 34 35 33
October 32.5 33 33 33 33
November 30.3 30 30 29 31
December 29.9 29 29 31 30
Average 33.0 29.5 33.3 33.4 33.0 33.1

9th highest temperature of India

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 22.4 24 23 23 23 23
February 22.7 23 24 21 23
March 25.1 25 26 24 25
April 27.5 28 28 26 27
May 28.5 28 27 27 29
June 28.6 28 28 28 29
July 27.4 28 27 27 27
August 26.8 27 27 27 27
September 26.4 26 28 27 26
October 25.8 27 26 26 26
November 24.5 25 23 25 24
December 23.4 24 24 23 23
Average 25.5 23.5 26.0 26.0 25.2 25.6

72nd lowest temperature of India

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 2.5 4 1 4 7 2
February 0.1 0 0 0 0
March 0.4 2 0 0 0
April 0.3 0 0 1 1
May 0.7 1 3 1 0
June 1.7 3 0 2 3
July 4.6 10 4 3 5
August 4.7 4 4 3 5
September 4.7 2 5 5 10
October 8.5 6 10 8 8
November 16.4 16 14 39 12
December 7.1 9 19 3 9
Average 4.2 3.5 4.5 4.9 5.9 4.6

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 6.7 7 8 6 7 7
February 6.8 7 7 7 7
March 7.0 7 8 5 7
April 7.8 8 8 7 8
May 8.2 8 9 8 8
June 8.7 10 9 8 8
July 8.0 9 8 7 6
August 7.5 8 8 7 7
September 7.0 9 8 7 6
October 6.1 6 7 6 6
November 6.5 6 7 6 7
December 7.0 8 8 6 7
Average 7.2 6.6 7.8 7.7 6.6 7.1

9th highest wind speed of India

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 075° 072° 093° 076° 085°
February 095° 099° 089° 092°
March 133° 145° 143° 127°
April 169° 167° 168° 154°
May 217° 241° 194° 161°
June 267° 250° 256° 226°
July 260° 267° 269° 221°
August 255° 266° 274° 231°
September 256° 259° 268° 252°
October 108° 021° 045° 303°
November 055° 034° 058° 065°
December 041° 061° 069° 062°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.