The climate in Kolkata during October can be summarized as hot, humid and wet.
October is in the fall / autumn in Kolkata and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||31.7°C 89.1°F|
|Nightly temperature||23.7°C 74.7°F|
|Average temperature||27.7°C 81.9°F|
|Daily sunshine||6.4 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||129 mm 5.1 ins|
|Rainy days||6 days|
|Sea temperature||28.9°C 84.1°F|
|Windspeed||3.6kph 2 mph|
On average October is the 5th wettest month of the year in Kolkata with around 129mm 5.1 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.4 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 October 2023.
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|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|