Average Weather during May in Calcutta, India

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Calcutta in May is 26.0°C (78.8°F). The amount of rain in May is high with an average of 142mm (5.6in). The average maximum temperature lies around 35.0°C (95°F). During the night it can be very warm and sticky. With a water temperature of around 28.0°C (82.4°F), this is a great month to swim. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a great period to visit Calcutta. It has 227 hours of sun.

So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Calcutta should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in May look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 26 °C
Max Temperature 35 °C
Water Temperature 28 °C
Chance of Rain 33%
Precipitation 142mm
Rainy Days 10
Sunshine Hours 227

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in .

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
7/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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