Current Local Time in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India is 06:51:07

Indian Standard Time-IST

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Chennai Time Zone

Chennai Time ZoneIndian Standard Time
Time Zone AbbreviationIST
UTC Offset for Indian Standard TimeUTC+05:30 Hours
Is IST a Standard Time Zone?Yes
Current Local Time in Chennai 2018-12-15 06:51:07

Calendar Today

Day of the weekSaturday
Month of the yearDecember
Number of days in this month31
Day of the year348
Week of the year50
Number of Seconds from Epoch1544836867 Seconds
Is the year 2018 a Leap Year?No
Which century we are in?21st Century
Current Millennium3rd millennium
Calendar Type Gregorian Calendar
Date Format followed in Chennaimonth - date - year

Twilights in Chennai today

Civil Twilight Start Time2018-12-15 06:00:54
Civil Twilight End Time2018-12-15 18:08:51
Nautical Twilight Start Time2018-12-15 05:34:19
Nautical Twilight End Time2018-12-15 18:35:25
Astronomical Twilight Start Time2018-12-15 05:07:56
Astronomical Twilight End Time2018-12-15 19:01:49

Chennai: Moon Phases

New moon day2019-01-06 06:59:11
Full moon day2018-12-22 23:19:35
First Quarter of Moon2018-12-15 17:20:16
Last Quarter of Moon2018-12-29 15:05:19

Daylight Saving in Chennai

Is Daylight Saving Time active in Chennai?No
Chennai Summer Time ZoneIST
Chennai Winter Time ZoneIST
Daylight Time Start DateDaylight Saving Time is not observed in Chennai, India
Daylight Time End DateDaylight Saving Time is not observed in Chennai, India
UTC Offset for DSTUTC+05:30 Hours
UTC Offset during winterUTC+05:30 Hours

Chennai Weather update today

Current Temperature in Chennai27 Degree Celcius
Atmospheric Pressure in Chennai1012 hPa
Chennai Humidity Percentage78%
Wind Speed in Chennai3.6 Miles Per Hour
Wind Direction in Chennai30 Degrees
Ultraviolet Index (UV Index)89.37

Chennai: Sunrise Time & Sunset Time

Sunrise Time in Chennai2018-12-15 06:23:42
Sunset Time Today in Chennai2018-12-15 17:46:02
Noon Time in Chennai2018-12-15 12:04:53
Duration of the daytime today in Chennai11 Hours-22 Minutes -20 Seconds

Chennai: Moonrise Time & Moonset Time

Moonrise Time Today in Chennai2018-12-15 12:14:44
Moonset Time Today in Chennai2018-12-16 00:23:27

About Chennai

Name of the CityChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Two Letter Country code of India (ISO 3166-1 alpha-2)IN
Three letter Country code of India (ISO 3166-1 alpha-3)IND
Chennai Latitude13.09
Chennai Longitude
80.28
Alternates Names for Chennai in Vernacular LanguagesCenaj,Cenajo,Cenajus,Cenay,Cennai,Cennaj,Chenaj,Chennai,Chennai - cennai,Chennai - சென்னை,Chennaj,Chinapatana,Csennai,Gorad Chehnai,MAA,Madras,Madrás,Tamizhagam,Tamulinadu,Tsennai,cen ni,cena'i,cenna'i,cennai,chen'nai,chenai,chennai,chnay,chnayy,jin nai,tshynay,znʼy,Çenay,Çennai,Ćennaj,Ĉenajo,Čenaj,Čenajus,Čennai,Čennaj,Τσεννάι,Горад Чэнаі,Ченай,Ченај,Ченнаи,Ченнай,Ченнаї,Չեննայ,צנאי,تشيناي,چنائی,چنائے,چنای,चेन्नई,चेन्नै,চেন্নাই,ਚੇਨੱਈ,ચેન્નઈ,ଚେନ୍ନାଇ,சென்னை,చెన్నై,ಚೆನ್ನೈ,ചെന്നൈ,เจนไน,ချန်နိုင်းမြို့,ჩენაი,チェンナイ,金奈,첸나이

World Clock - Chennai, a Descriptive Guide

Chennai is a city in the country of India, that lies in Longitude 80.28 and Latitude 13.09. Chennai lies in the time zone Indian Standard Time.

A Time Zone is a Geographical Area that follows the same time in all the points including Cities, Towns inside that geographical area.

Chennai has an UTC Offset/GMT Offset of UTC+5:30.

UTC Offset is the time difference between the time at particular place and the UTC - Coordinated Universal Time.

Our Chennai time zone converter helps you to convert Chennai time, to local time in other time zones.

There is a also a generic Time Zone Converter, which converts from any Time Zone to any other Time zone including Chennai time.

Daylight Saving Time in Chennai

In Several countries, During Summer to get more sunlight in the evening times the clock is advanced by 1 hour.

During Winter the clocks are again reversed back by one hour. Daylight Saving Time promotes more activity in the evening and is beneficial especially for the working community. Daylight saving time(DST) is also called as Summer Time in several parts of the world.

Chennai does not follow daylight saving time.

Chennai has a population of 4328063 people.

To dial to Chennai, India please refer to our Calling Codes Guide


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