Climate in Kolkata: when to go

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Annual average climate in Kolkata

Below is an overview of the average climate over the whole year in Kolkata:

  • Minimum annual temperature: 22°C
  • Average annual temperature: 27°C
  • Maximum annual temperature: 32°C
  • Precipitation: 322 mm/month (with 21 rainy days/month)

Monthly climate normals

Min / Max Precipitation
January 12 ° / 26 ° -
february 16 ° / 30 ° -
March 21 ° / 34 ° -
April 25 ° / 36 ° -
may 25 ° / 36 ° 211mm / 15 days
June 26 ° / 35 ° 319mm / 22 days
July 26 ° / 33 ° 361mm / 25 days
August 26 ° / 33 ° 381mm / 24 days
September 26 ° / 33 ° 340mm / 20 days
October 24 ° / 33 ° -
November 19 ° / 30 ° -
December 14 ° / 27 ° -

Weather stats were calculated using information from the CALCUTTA/DUM DUM weather station. This station is located in India, 13 km from Calcutta and is located at an altitude of 6 meters.





The best time to go, or the one to avoid

Below are some additional answers that should allow you to choose when is the best time to go, or which times to ban.


Which are the hottest months in Kolkata?

In Kolkata, the months of the year with the highest maximum temperatures are:
may (with 36°C), April (with 36°C), June (with 35°C), …

What are the coldest months?

The months of the year with the lowest average temperatures in Kolkata are:
January (with 19°C), December (with 21°C), february (with 23°C), …

Which are the driest months in Kolkata?

In Kolkata, the months of the year with the fewest rainy days are:
may (with 15 rainy days/month), September (with 20 rainy days/month), June (with 22 rainy days/month), …

What are the rainiest months?

The months with the most rainy days in Kolkata are:
July (with 25 rainy days/month), August (with 24 rainy days/month), June (with 22 rainy days/month), …


What is the weather around?

Nearby cities with a similar climate

Other cities near Kolkata may experience more or less similar weather:
Nangi (16 km from Calcutta), Pānihāti (14 km), Kāmārhāti (12 km), Bārāsat (21 km), Bāli (10 km), Shrīrāmpur (21 km), Madhyamgram (16 km) , Bārākpur (23 km), Khardah (17 km), Titāgarh (20 km), …

Around Kolkata

You might also be interested in these cities:
Balasore (189 km from Calcutta), …

In India

Check the climate forecasts for other major cities in India:
Bombay (1654 km from Calcutta), Delhi (1304 km), Bangalore (1560 km), Chennai (1356 km), Ahmedabad (1617 km), Hyderabad (1184 km), Pune (1575 km) , Surat (1609 km), Jaipur (1358 km), Lucknow (889 km), …

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