West Bengal, India Climate

Weather: 32.57°C/90.63°F, Wind SW at 3.02 km/h, 62% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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West Bengal Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 26.84 meters (88.06 feet) above sea level, West Bengal has a Tropical wet and dry or savanna climate (Classification: Aw). The city’s yearly temperature is 29.47ºC (85.05ºF) and it is 3.5% higher than India’s averages. West Bengal typically receives about 47.89 millimeters (1.89 inches) of precipitation and has 84.64 rainy days (23.19% of the time) annually.

Country India
Longitude 87.8549755
Latitude 22.9867569
Attitude/Elevation 26.84m (88.06ft)
Local time Thursday 13:04
Annual high temperature 33.05ºC (91.49ºF)
Annual low temperature 23.17ºC (73.71ºF)
Average annual precip. 47.89mm (1.89in)
Warmest month May (39.88ºC / 103.78ºF)
Coldest Month January (14.96ºC / 58.93ºF)
Wettest Month August (131.36mm / 5.17in)
Driest Month November (1.13mm / 0.04in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm) 84.64 days (23.19%)
Days with no rain 280.36 days (76.81%)
Humidity 59.59%

Climate West Bengal: Monthly Averages

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Nov Oct Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 34.0(93.2) 38.0(100.4) 44.0(111.2) 47.0(116.6) 46.0(114.8) 46.0(114.8) 39.0(102.2) 38.0(100.4) 37.0(98.6) 35.0(95.0) 33.0(91.4) 32.0(89.6) 47.0(116.6)
Average high °C (°F) 26.31(79.36) 30.55(86.99) 35.74(96.33) 39.79(103.62) 39.88(103.78) 37.7(99.86) 33.83(92.89) 32.97(91.35) 32.4(90.32) 31.11(88.0) 29.45(85.01) 26.85(80.33) 33.05(91.49)
Daily mean °C (°F) 21.9(71.42) 26.06(78.91) 31.11(88.0) 35.04(95.07) 35.65(96.17) 34.57(94.23) 31.61(88.9) 30.78(87.4) 29.97(85.95) 28.1(82.58) 25.83(78.49) 23.06(73.51) 29.47(85.05)
Average low °C (°F) 14.96(58.93) 18.29(64.92) 22.26(72.07) 26.15(79.07) 28.24(82.83) 28.97(84.15) 27.52(81.54) 26.73(80.11) 25.56(78.01) 23.02(73.44) 19.63(67.33) 16.67(62.01) 23.17(73.71)
Record low °C (°F) 9.0(48.2) 12.0(53.6) 16.0(60.8) 15.0(59.0) 18.0(64.4) 23.0(73.4) 23.0(73.4) 24.0(75.2) 18.0(64.4) 14.0(57.2) 14.0(57.2) 10.0(50.0) 9.0(48.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 2.57(0.1) 8.6(0.34) 5.95(0.23) 27.1(1.07) 67.54(2.66) 69.64(2.74) 99.61(3.92) 131.36(5.17) 101.09(3.98) 58.45(2.3) 1.13(0.04) 1.6(0.06) 47.89(1.89)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 0.73 1.55 1.73 4.36 5.55 10.82 18.27 17.82 15.18 7.91 0.27 0.45 7.05
Average relative humidity (%) 45.93 41.9 43.56 51.25 57.24 62.33 74.34 79.04 80.59 74.21 57.46 47.26 59.59
Mean monthly sunshine hours 8.62 8.52 11.37 12.15 13.21 13.01 11.92 11.74 10.03 10.65 10.64 8.55 10.87

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of West Bengal in recent years.

West Bengal

West Bengal Temperature by Month

May
35.65°C | 96.17°F
April
35.04°C | 95.07°F
June
34.57°C | 94.23°F
July
31.61°C | 88.9°F
March
31.11°C | 88.0°F
August
30.78°C | 87.4°F
September
29.97°C | 85.95°F
October
28.1°C | 82.58°F
February
26.06°C | 78.91°F
November
25.83°C | 78.49°F
December
23.06°C | 73.51°F
January
21.9°C | 71.42°F

Historical Data

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Temperature Max Average Min
Max Temperature 29.0°C (84.2°F) 25.45°C (77.81°F) 23.0°C (73.4°F)
Avg Temperature 24.0°C (75.2°F) 21.0°C (69.8°F) 18.0°C (64.4°F)
Min Temperature 16.0°C (60.8°F) 13.39°C (56.1°F) 11.0°C (51.8°F)
Dew Point Max Average Min
Dew Point 10.0°C (50.0°F) 6.94°C (44.49°F) 4.0°C (39.2°F)
Precipitation Max Average Min Sum
Precipitation 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in
Snowdepth 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in
Wind Max Average Min
Wind 10.0kmh | 6.21mph 7.16kmh | 4.45mph 5.0kmh | 3.11mph
Gust Wind 13.0kmh | 8.08mph 9.0kmh | 5.59mph 6.0kmh | 3.73mph
Sea Level Pressure Max Average Min
Sea Level Pressure 0.0mb 0.0mb 0.0mb
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Daily Observations

Time Temperature Dew Point Humidity Wind Speed Pressure Precipitation
January ° C | ° F ° C | ° F % Kph | Mph Hg | Mb Total (mm/in)
2018-01-01 22 | 71.6 10 | 50.0 44 7 | 4.35 29.91 | 1013 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-02 22 | 71.6 9 | 48.2 45 10 | 6.21 29.91 | 1013 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-03 21 | 69.8 7 | 44.6 41 9 | 5.59 29.94 | 1014 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-04 19 | 66.2 6 | 42.8 40 9 | 5.59 29.97 | 1015 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-05 20 | 68.0 5 | 41.0 37 7 | 4.35 29.94 | 1014 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-06 20 | 68.0 4 | 39.2 36 8 | 4.97 29.91 | 1013 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-07 19 | 66.2 4 | 39.2 36 7 | 4.35 29.97 | 1015 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-08 18 | 64.4 5 | 41.0 38 7 | 4.35 30.03 | 1017 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-09 19 | 66.2 5 | 41.0 39 8 | 4.97 30.03 | 1017 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-10 20 | 68.0 6 | 42.8 40 7 | 4.35 30.03 | 1017 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-11 19 | 66.2 7 | 44.6 43 8 | 4.97 30.0 | 1016 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-12 20 | 68.0 7 | 44.6 39 6 | 3.73 29.97 | 1015 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-13 20 | 68.0 8 | 46.4 42 8 | 4.97 29.97 | 1015 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-14 19 | 66.2 7 | 44.6 43 8 | 4.97 30.0 | 1016 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-15 20 | 68.0 9 | 48.2 44 7 | 4.35 29.97 | 1015 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-16 21 | 69.8 9 | 48.2 44 6 | 3.73 29.94 | 1014 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-17 21 | 69.8 7 | 44.6 39 6 | 3.73 29.97 | 1015 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-18 21 | 69.8 5 | 41.0 34 6 | 3.73 29.97 | 1015 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-19 21 | 69.8 6 | 42.8 35 6 | 3.73 29.97 | 1015 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-20 21 | 69.8 9 | 48.2 43 5 | 3.11 29.94 | 1014 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-21 22 | 71.6 8 | 46.4 38 7 | 4.35 29.94 | 1014 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-22 21 | 69.8 5 | 41.0 33 6 | 3.73 29.91 | 1013 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-23 22 | 71.6 7 | 44.6 33 5 | 3.11 29.88 | 1012 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-24 24 | 75.2 10 | 50.0 39 6 | 3.73 29.85 | 1011 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-25 23 | 73.4 8 | 46.4 40 8 | 4.97 29.85 | 1011 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-26 22 | 71.6 9 | 48.2 42 7 | 4.35 29.91 | 1013 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-27 21 | 69.8 7 | 44.6 40 8 | 4.97 29.91 | 1013 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-28 22 | 71.6 5 | 41.0 33 6 | 3.73 29.94 | 1014 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-29 23 | 73.4 6 | 42.8 33 6 | 3.73 29.97 | 1015 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-30 24 | 75.2 6 | 42.8 33 8 | 4.97 29.94 | 1014 0.0 | 0.0
2018-01-31 24 | 75.2 9 | 48.2 38 10 | 6.21 29.88 | 1012 0.0 | 0.0

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