Kolkata monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Kolkata

Kolkata average temperature chart (Celsius) Kolkata average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Kolkata (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 25.8 28.8 33.3 35.3 35.2 33.6 32 31.7 31.9 31.5 29.4 26.1
°F 78.5 83.9 91.9 95.5 95.4 92.5 89.5 89 89.5 88.7 85 79.1

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Kolkata monthly rainfall chart (mm) Kolkata monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Kolkata (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 12 23 32 59 109 268 325 324 271 129 19 9
inches 0.5 0.9 1.2 2.3 4.3 10.6 12.8 12.7 10.7 5.1 0.7 0.3
Rainy days 1 2 2 4 7 12 15 16 12 6 1 0

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Kolkata

Kolkata average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Kolkata
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 7.2 7.7 7.8 8.2 7.4 4.2 3.1 3.4 4.1 6.4 7 7.3

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Kolkata average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Kolkata average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Kolkata (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 13.1 16.3 21.2 24.7 25.8 26.2 25.9 25.8 25.7 23.7 18.9 13.6
Max °C 26.2 29.2 33.6 35.6 35.5 33.8 32.1 31.8 32.1 31.7 29.7 26.5
Min °F 55.5 61.3 70.2 76.4 78.4 79.2 78.6 78.4 78.3 74.7 66 56.4
Max °F 67.3 72.9 81.3 86.2 87.1 86 84.2 83.8 84 81.9 75.7 68

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Kolkata average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Kolkata average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Kolkata in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 23.4 24.2 26.4 28 29.2 29.6 29.2 29 29.1 28.9 27.1 24.8
°F 74.2 75.5 79.5 82.3 84.5 85.3 84.6 84.1 84.3 84.1 80.8 76.7

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Kolkata average winspeed by month (km/h) Kolkata average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Kolkata (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 3 4 5 8 8 7 7 6 5 4 3 3
mph 2 3 3 5 5 5 4 4 3 2 2 2

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Kolkata relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Kolkata
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
66% 58% 58% 66% 70% 77% 83% 83% 81% 73% 67% 68%
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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
Warmest sea: June 29.6°C 85.3°F
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