Kolkata Climate & Weather

Kolkata Current Weather

clear-day

Clear throughout the day.

Min

22°C

Max

34°C

Best Season / Best Time to Visit Kolkata

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Year Weather Chart

Oct

clear-day

Min

23 °C

Max

33 °C

Nov

clear-day

Min

19 °C

Max

30 °C

Dec

partly-cloudy-day

Min

16 °C

Max

27 °C

Jan

clear-day

Min

11 °C

Max

25 °C

Feb

clear-day

Min

18 °C

Max

31 °C

Mar

partly-cloudy-day

Min

23 °C

Max

36 °C

Apr

rain

Min

24 °C

Max

36 °C

May

partly-cloudy-day

Min

26 °C

Max

35 °C

Jun

partly-cloudy-day

Min

27 °C

Max

34 °C

Jul

rain

Min

26 °C

Max

31 °C

Aug

rain

Min

25 °C

Max

31 °C

Sep

partly-cloudy-night

Min

25 °C

Max

32 °C

Best Season / Best Time to Visit Kolkata

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Being close to the Bay of Bengal, the weather in Kolkata is greatly influenced by the sea. The city experiences a sub-tropical climate and remains warm and humid most of the year. Being near the sea, the Kolkata climate remains almost uniform all year round, although the city experiences the three main seasons of summer, monsoon, and winter.

Summer in Kolkata is hot and during this time the temperature can reach a maximum of 41° Celsius. March to June is considered as the summer months in Kolkata and May is often the hottest month. The average summer temperature here is between 24 to 38° Celsius. The city experiences high humidity during summer and the south-western monsoon winds blow during this season. Kolkata also receives certain amount of rainfall during the summer which increases the humidity, and the rains are often accompanied by dusty winds and thunderstorms.

Monsoon in Kolkata arrives around June and continues till the end of September. The southwest monsoons winds greatly impacts Kolkata and the city receives ample rains during the monsoon months. August usually receives the highest rainfall and the average annual rainfall that the city gets is around 1582 mm. The humidity also increases substantially during Monsoon time.  

Winter in Kolkata is short. This is however the most comfortable season here and continues from December to February. During this time the temperature remains within 12° Celsius to 25° Celsius and is characterized by foggy mornings and chilly nights. The days are however quite bright and sunny with little rainfall, causing the humidity to reduce and the weather to remain warm and pleasant.

The best season to visit Kolkata is between October and March. During this time, the weather remains pleasant with comfortable temperatures. So visitors can roam around and explore the city while enjoying the festive atmosphere which prevails during this time.

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Kolkata Photos in October

Nicco Park,Kolkata

Photo by

Jitendra Vyas

Nicco Park, Kolkata
Nicco Park,Kolkata

Photo by

Jitendra Vyas

Nicco Park, Kolkata

Kolkata Photos in November

Victoria Memorial,Kolkata

Photo by

Shinto K Anto

Victoria Memorial, Kolkata
Victoria Memorial,Kolkata

Photo by

Prakash Bharti

Victoria Memorial, Kolkata

Kolkata Photos in December

St. Paul's Cathedral,Kolkata

Photo by

Priyanka Chatterjee

St. Paul's Cathedral, Kolkata
Indian Musuem,Kolkata

Photo by

Saurabh Gupta

Indian Musuem, Kolkata

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