Kolkata Weather in December

What's the weather like in Kolkata (Bengal) in December 2023?

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.

Kolkata weather averages (imperial / metric)
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
Humidity 68%
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.

December temperatures in Kolkata

Kolkata average temperature in December

December rainfall

Kolkata average rain in December

December hourly sunshine

Kolkata average rain in December

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.

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Kolkata weather stats

Kolkata weather statistics
Hottest month: May 35.2°C 95.4°F
Driest month: December 9mm 0.4ins
Sunniest month: February 7.7hrs
Coldest month: January 25.8°C 78.4°F
Wettest month: July 325mm 12.8ins
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