Sylhet
Weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Sylhet

The best time to visit in Sylhet in Bangladesh is from January until May and September until December, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Sylhet is 34°C in April and the lowest is 26°C in January.

Sylhet has the tropical monsoon climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Sylhet or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Sylhet by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 26 30 33 34 34 33 32 33 33 32 29 27
Precipitation (mm) 2 14 29 76 136 205 186 186 124 59 7 8



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14 day weather forecast Sylhet

The weather for Sylhet will be 27° till 22° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Sunday
16 january
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25°C
14°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ZZO
2
Monday
17 january
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27°C
14°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
Z
1
Tuesday
18 january
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26°C
14°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
Z
1
Wednesday
19 january
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27°C
16°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
Z
1
Thursday
20 january
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27°C
15°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
OZO
2
Friday
21 january
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25°C
14°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ZZO
1
Saturday
22 january
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25°C
14°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
O
2
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Sunday
23 january
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20°C
15°C
1.4 mm
30%
3 Bft
O
1
Monday
24 january
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25°C
14°C
2.4 mm
45%
3 Bft
ZZO
2
Tuesday
25 january
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24°C
14°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
OZO
2
Wednesday
26 january
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23°C
12°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ZO
2
Thursday
27 january
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22°C
12°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
OZO
2
Friday
28 january
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22°C
11°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
ZZO
2
Saturday
29 january
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22°C
11°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
OZO
2

Climate Sylhet

Sylhet has the tropical monsoon climate prevailing. You have high temperatures and a lot of rainfall throughout the year. The average annual temperature for Sylhet is 31° degrees and there is about 1029 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 163 days a year with an average humidity of 68% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of Sylhet

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 26 30 33 34 34 33 32 33 33 32 29 27
Night temp. (°C) 13 15 18 22 24 25 25 25 25 22 18 15
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 2 14 29 76 136 205 186 186 124 59 7 8
Days with rain 1 2 8 18 23 27 29 29 24 12 2 2
Dry days 30 26 23 12 8 3 2 2 6 19 28 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 7 10 11 11 9 8 9 9 9 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
UV-index 5 6 6 7 7 6 7 6 7 6 6 6

Sylhet weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Sylhet? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Sylhet?

Sylhet is located in Bangladesh. It lies in a straight line at 12,574 km from New York.

The coordinates of Sylhet are:

  • Latitude: 24.899044
  • Longitude: 91.87198

The GPS coordinates are 24° 53' N, 91° 52' E

How long is the flight to Sylhet?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Sylhet is approximately 16 hours.

What are the nearest airports to Sylhet?

These are the airports closests to Sylhet:

  • Osmany International Airport (7 km) — Sylhet
  • Shillong Airport (90 km) — Shillong
  • Silchar Airport (112 km) — Silchar

How many inhabitants are there in Sylhet?

Sylhet has approximately 237,000 inhabitants.

How big is Sylhet?

The area of Sylhet is around 2,887 km².

What is the currency of Sylhet?

In Sylhet the Bangladeshi taka (BDT) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 16 January 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 84.47 Bangladeshi taka
  • 1 Bangladeshi taka = 0.012 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 8,446.67 Bangladeshi taka
  • 100 Bangladeshi taka = 1.18 US dollar

What is the area code of Sylhet?

The area code to call Sylhet is +880.