Climate in Calcutta, India

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from weather station: Calcutta, India.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

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Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

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Average water temperature

The mean water temperature over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

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Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

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Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

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Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

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Average wind speed

The mean monthly wind speed over the year (in meters per second)

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Weather Forecasts for Calcutta

FRI Oct 30
33°C | 24°C

Partly cloudy

SAT Oct 31
33°C | 24°C

Partly cloudy

SUN Nov 01
31°C | 25°C

Patchy rain possible

The best time of year to visit Calcutta in India

Kolkata has a Tropical wet-and-dry climate. The annual mean temperature is around 27 degrees Celsius
(80 °Fahrenheit). Summers are hot and humid with temperatures in the low 30's and during dry spells the maximum temperatures often exceed 40 °C (104 °F) during May and June. The highest recorded temperature is 43.9 °C (113 °F)

Winter tends to last for only about two and a half months, with seasonal lows dipping from 12 °C to 14 °C (54 °F ? 57 °F) between December and January. The lowest recorded temperature t is 5 °C (41 °F).

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • On average, the temperatures are always high.
  • A lot of rain (rainy season) falls in the month of: June, July, August and September.
  • The warmest month is May with an average maximum temperature of 35°C (95°F).
  • The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 26°C (78°F).
  • July is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • January is the driest month.
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