Map of Kolkata in India
Kolkata is not a capital city. It resides in India in Asia.
Best time to visit Kolkata
The best time to visit Kolkata will be when the average temperatures are at a comfortable level (between 20°C / 68.0°F and 30°C / 86.0°F on average) which is during months January, February, March, July, August, September, October, November and December. However, there are other good times to visit Kolkata, but it will be little hotter (for Kolkata this is between 30°C / 86.0°F and 40°C / 104.0°F on average). These are during months April, May and June.
The hottest time of year in Kolkata is in May when it is 31.2°C / 88.2°F on average. However, going by the maximum temperatures, the hottest month is April at 36.3°C / 97.3°F. On the other hand, the coldest time of year in Kolkata is in January when it is 20.25°C / 68.5°F on average, but could get down to 13.9°C / 68.5°F minimum.
Kolkata Climate Chart
Below are the climate charts for Kolkata which resides in India.
The first table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Celsius. The cells that are BLUE show the coldest months and the cells that are PINK show the hottest months.
This second table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Fahrenheit. Cells in BLUE are the coldest months and cells in PINK are the hottest months.
This table is for the amount of rainfall (both in millimetres and inches) and number of rainy days in Kolkata throughout the year.