The climate in Kolkata during December can be summarized as warm and very dry.
December is in the winter in Kolkata and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 14°C (56°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||26.5°C 79.6°F|
|Nightly temperature||13.6°C 56.4°F|
|Average temperature||20°C 68°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.3 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||9 mm 0.3 ins|
|Rainy days||0 days|
|Sea temperature||24.8°C 76.7°F|
|Windspeed||3.2kph 2 mph|
On average December is the driest month of the year in Kolkata with around 9mm 0.3 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Kolkata in December 2023.
Best places to visit in December
|Hottest month:||May||35.2°C 95.4°F|
|Driest month:||December||9mm 0.4ins|
|Coldest month:||January||25.8°C 78.4°F|
|Wettest month:||July||325mm 12.8ins|