Climate in Calcutta, India

See the monthly weather averages in graphs below.

Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year

The monthly mean minimum and maximum daily temperature. Show in Fahrenheit

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Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year

This is the monthly total of sunhours

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Average water temperature over the year

The monthly mean water temperature. Show in Fahrenheit

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Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)

This is the mean monthly precipitation, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

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Average monthly rainy days over the year

This is the number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

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Average humidity over the year

This is the mean monthly relative humidity

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Average wind speed over the year

This is the mean monthly wind speed (meters per second)

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What is the best time of year to go to 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 (55°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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