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Weather in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata gets very hot and humid in the summer when temperatures can be regularly over 40°C (100ºF). Monsoons also bring heavy rainfall to the city from June to September. During the winter, daytime temperatures are more pleasant and average around 25°C (80ºF) or  slightly above, so you won't need a jumper except on unusually cold January nights. The ideal time to visit is between October and April.

Guidetype and fpcity weatherwtg_cforecast_table

Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Friday
Sunny
Sunny skies
38
°C
0.7
9
sse
20-40%
1005 mb
good
Saturday
PartCloudRainThunderDay
Thundery outbreaks possible
36
°C
0.1
12
ssw
20-40%
1007 mb
moderate
Sunday
Sunny
Sunny skies
38
°C
0
11
ssw
0-20%
1007 mb
good
Monday
Sunny
Sunny skies
38
°C
0
15
ssw
0-20%
1006 mb
good
Tuesday
Sunny
Sunny skies
40
°C
0
15
ssw
0-20%
1003 mb
good
Wednesday
Sunny
Sunny skies
44
°C
0
9
wnw
0-20%
1002 mb
good
Thursday
Sunny
Sunny skies
43
°C
0
9
nw
0-20%
1003 mb
good
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Last updated: 2020-05-29 17:29:46
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Symbols indicate the predominant weather for the day in question, calculated based on a weighting of different types of weather. So if a day is forecast to be sunny with the possibility of a brief shower, then we will see a sunny or partly cloudy symbol rather than a rain cloud.
The maximum temperature is the highest temperature forecast between dawn and dusk, and the minimum temperature is the lowest temperature expected from dusk on the day in question to dawn the next day. The temperature is in °C, or Celsius.
Wind speed and direction are the conditions expected at midday. Wind direction is based on a 16 point compass. W, SW, SSW, etc. The wind direction states where the wind originates. Wind speed is listed in MPH or miles per hour.
Humidity levels indicates how much water vapour the air contains compared to the maximum it could contain at that temperature. As a general guide:
  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
  • 71 to 80 is moderate
  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
Pressure is measured in millibars (mb)
Visibility based on whether the human eye can see the following distances:
  • Very poor - less than 1km
  • Poor - between 1km and 4km
  • Moderate - between 4km and 10km
  • Good - between 10km and 20km
  • Very good - between 20km and 40km
  • Excellent - more than 40km
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