Kolkata
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Kolkata

The best time to visit Kolkata in India is from January through December. In this period you have a very hot temperature and sometimes precipitation. The highest average temperature in Kolkata is 103°F in April and the lowest is 81°F in January.

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In the table below you can quickly find the average weather in Kolkata per month, the temperature per month or the period with the highest rainfall. Monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate Kolkata by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 81 88 96 103 101 99 92 91 90 88 85 81
Precipitation (inch) 1 4 4 6 8 24 52 48 38 22 4 2



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Kolkata weather

The weather for Kolkata over the next 14 days will be 79°F till 93° with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

5-day weather forecast Kolkata

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Wednesday
10 august
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82°F
77°F
24.3 in
95%
4 Bft
S
5
Thursday
11 august
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79°F
77°F
2.8 in
70%
2 Bft
SSW
4
Friday
12 august
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90°F
77°F
1.6 in
60%
2 Bft
S
10
Saturday
13 august
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93°F
81°F
2.3 in
65%
4 Bft
SSE
7
Sunday
14 august
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90°F
81°F
5.9 in
85%
6 Bft
ESE
11

View the 14 day weather forecast for Kolkata


Climate Kolkata

Kolkata has a tropical savanna climate. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Kolkata is 62° degrees and there is about 214 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 224 days a year with an average humidity of 61% and an UV-index of 7.

Kolkata

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 81 88 96 103 101 99 92 91 90 88 85 81
Night temp. (°F) 60 65 72 79 83 84 81 80 79 74 68 62
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 1 4 4 6 8 24 52 48 38 22 4 2
Days with rain 1 3 5 6 8 15 25 24 22 14 3 1
Dry days 30 25 26 24 23 15 6 7 8 17 27 30
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 7 10 10 12 10 8 9 8 9 10 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 6 7 7 8 8 8 7 7 7 6 6 6

Kolkata weather by month

What is the average Kolkata weather like in a given month? 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 Kolkata?

Kolkata is located in India. It lies in a straight line 7,920 miles from New York.

The coordinates of Kolkata are:

  • Latitude: 22.562627
  • Longitude: 88.363044

The GPS coordinates are 22° 33' N, 88° 21' E

How long is the flight to Kolkata?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Kolkata is approximately 16 h. 10 min.

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What are the nearest airports to Kolkata?

These are the airports closests to Kolkata:

  • Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (9 mi) in Kolkata
  • Jessore Airport (67 mi)
  • Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport (103 mi) in Durgāpur

How many inhabitants does Kolkata have?

Kolkata has 14,787,000 inhabitants.

How big is Kolkata?

The surface area of Kolkata is 14,618 mi².

What is the currency of Kolkata?

In Kolkata, the Indian rupee (INR) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 10 August 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 74.14 Indian rupee
  • 1 Indian rupee = 0.013 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 7,414.44 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 1.35 US dollar

What is the area code of Kolkata?

The area code to call Kolkata is +91.