Monthly weather forecast and climate
Kolkata, India

The sun rising above the great Victoria Memorial monument and museum in Kolkata, India
The sun rising above the great Victoria Memorial monument and museum in Kolkata, India

Weather in January

January, like December, in Kolkata, India, is a moderately hot winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 13.8°C (56.8°F) and 26.4°C (79.5°F). January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 26.4°C (79.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 13.8°C (56.8°F). Weather in January »

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is also a moderately hot month in Kolkata, India, with average temperature ranging between min 16.9°C (62.4°F) and max 29.1°C (84.4°F). In February, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in January - a still moderately hot 29.1°C (84.4°F). Weather in February »

Weather in March

The first month of the pre-monsoon summer, March, is a hot month in Kolkata, India, with average temperature fluctuating between 33.5°C (92.3°F) and 21.7°C (71.1°F). In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a warm 29.1°C (84.4°F) in February, to a tropical 33.5°C (92.3°F). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April in Kolkata, India, is a very hot pre-monsoon summer month, with average temperature fluctuating between 35.3°C (95.5°F) and 25.1°C (77.2°F). In Kolkata, India, the average high-temperature in April is practically the same as in March - a sweltering 35.3°C (95.5°F). Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the pre-monsoon summer, May, is also a sweltering month in Kolkata, India, with average temperature ranging between max 35.4°C (95.7°F) and min 26°C (78.8°F). With an average high-temperature of 35.4°C (95.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 26°C (78.8°F), May is the warmest month. In May, the average heat index is estimated at a life-threatening hot 51.8°C (125.2°F). Weather in May »

Weather in June

The first month of the rainy (monsoon) season, June, is still a hot month in Kolkata, India, with average temperature fluctuating between 34°C (93.2°F) and 26.5°C (79.7°F). In June, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in May - a tropical 34°C (93.2°F). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, like June, is another hot rainy (monsoon) season month in Kolkata, India, with average temperature varying between 32.3°C (90.1°F) and 26.1°C (79°F). In July, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in June - a still tropical 32.3°C (90.1°F). Weather in July »

Weather in August

August, like July, is another hot rainy (monsoon) season month in Kolkata, India, with average temperature varying between 26.1°C (79°F) and 32.1°C (89.8°F). In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still tropical 32.1°C (89.8°F). Weather in August »

Weather in September

September, the last month of the rainy (monsoon) season, in Kolkata, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 32.4°C (90.3°F) and 25.8°C (78.4°F). In September, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in August - a still hot 32.4°C (90.3°F). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, the first month of the post monsoon autumn, in Kolkata, is still a hot month, with average temperature varying between 32.3°C (90.1°F) and 23.9°C (75°F). In Kolkata, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in September - a still tropical 32.3°C (90.1°F). Weather in October »

Weather in November

The last month of the post monsoon autumn, November, is still a hot month in Kolkata, India, with average temperature varying between 30.3°C (86.5°F) and 19.6°C (67.3°F). In Kolkata, India, the average high-temperature in November is essentially the same as in October - a still hot 30.3°C (86.5°F). Weather in November »

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Kolkata, is still a warm month, with average temperature varying between 14.5°C (58.1°F) and 27°C (80.6°F). In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a tropical 30.3°C (86.5°F) in November, to a moderately hot 27°C (80.6°F). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Kolkata?

With an average high-temperature of 26.4°C (79.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 13.8°C (56.8°F), January is the coldest month in Kolkata.

How much does it rain in Kolkata?

In Kolkata, India, during the entire year, the rain falls for 101.5 days and collects up to 1800mm (70.87") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Kolkata?

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 1.2 days and accumulates 11mm (0.43") of precipitation.

What is the least humid month in Kolkata?

February and March, with an average relative humidity of 58%, are the least humid months in Kolkata.

What month has the most sunshine in Kolkata?

April has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 7.8h of sunshine.

When is the highest UV index in Kolkata?

Months with the highest UV index in Kolkata are April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the warmest month in Kolkata?

With an average high-temperature of 35.4°C (95.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 26°C (78.8°F), May is the warmest month.

When are the longest days in Kolkata?

With an average of 13.5h of daylight, June has the longest days of the year.

What is the most humid month in Kolkata?

July and August, with an average relative humidity of 83%, are most humid months in Kolkata, India.

What is the wettest month in Kolkata?

July is the month with the most rainfall in Kolkata, India. Rain falls for 20.5 days and accumulates 411mm (16.18") of precipitation.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kolkata?

July has the least sunshine of the year in Kolkata, with an average of 3h of sunshine.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kolkata?

With an average of 10.8h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Kolkata.

When is the lowest UV index in Kolkata?

The month with the lowest UV index in Kolkata, India, is December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

Average temperature
Kolkata, India

Average temperature - Kolkata, India

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (35.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.4°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (26.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.8°C).

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Average humidity
Kolkata, India

Average humidity - Kolkata, India

Months with the highest relative humidity are July and August (83%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are February and March (58%).

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Average rainfall
Kolkata, India

Average rainfall - Kolkata, India

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (411mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (11mm).

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Average rainfall days
Kolkata, India

Average rainfall days - Kolkata, India

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (0.9 days).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Kolkata, India

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Kolkata, India

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.8h).

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 7.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 3h).

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Average UV index
Kolkata, India

Average UV index - Kolkata, India

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 6).

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