When is the best time to go to Kolkata?

When is the best time to go to Kolkata? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Kolkata are January, February, March, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are March, April, May and June
  • Kolkata has dry periods in January and December
  • The rainiest months are July and August

For full information about the climate and weather in Kolkata a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 72°F/85°F
February 77°F/92°F
March 86°F/99°F
April 85°F/104°F
May 86°F/104°F
June 86°F/101°F
July 85°F/95°F
August 83°F/94°F
September 81°F/92°F
October 83°F/92°F
November 79°F/88°F
December 74°F/85°F

Weather and climate in Kolkata

  • Between january and february the climate is very good. At lunchtime, it's 90°F in average and, in february, 2 days of rain are expected.
  • In the month of march the climate is favorable. the thermometer goes up to 99°F°C and you can expect to have 0.5in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between april and june the climate is unfavorable. In average, on the morning it is 88°F and you can expect to have 5.8in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From july to august the climate is very unfavorable. It is for example 94°F as maximum temperature in august and, in august, 25 days of rain are expected.
  • In september the climate is okay. By early evening, the temperature averages 86°F.
  • In october the climate is favorable. At lunchtime, it's 90°F in average and it rains about 36% of the time in october.
  • Between november and december the climate is perfect. The record temperature this month is 94°F and it rains in december about 0.3in.

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In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Kolkata: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

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