1 Minimum Temperature: 25° C (Summer), 14° C (Winter)
2 Maximum Temperature: 36° C (Summer), 34° C (Winter)
3 Best Time to Visit : October to March

>Kolkata formerly known as Calcutta, is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. Kolkata was the commercial capital of East India, located on the east bank of the Hooghly River.

Summer season : Summer of Kolkata is very hot and humid,Temperature in the range of 36 °C and minimum is about 25 °C.

Monsoon or Rainy season : Monsoon Rains brought by the Bay of Bengal branch of the South-West monsoon lash the city between June and September and supply the city with most of its annual rainfall of 1,582 mm (62 in). The highest rainfall occurs during August.

Winter season : This is the best time for visiting Kolkata as there is minimal humidity and perspiration. The temperature is in a pleasing range, around 14°C .

What to wear : Cotton clothes for summer & light woolen for winters are advisable.



Kolkata average temperature & rainfall chart (Month wise)
  City Month Max Temp Min Temp Mean Rainfall mm
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Kolkata January 26 13.7 13.3
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Kolkata February 29 16.6 25.6
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Kolkata March 33.7 21.4 33.3
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Kolkata April 35.7 24.9 51.2
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Kolkata May 35.5 26.1 126.2
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Kolkata June 33.7 26.5 282.4
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Kolkata July 32 26.2 339.8
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Kolkata August 31.8 26.1 333.2
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Kolkata September 32 25.9 277.2
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Kolkata October 31.7 23.9 138.9
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Kolkata November 29.3 18.8 23.9
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Kolkata December 26.4 14.2 6.4