Kolkata
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Kolkata, India

The sun rising above the magnificent Victoria Memorial monument and museum in Kolkata, India
The sun rising above the magnificent Victoria Memorial monument and museum in Kolkata, India
August, the same as July, in Kolkata, India, is a hot rainy (monsoon) season month, with average temperature ranging between min 26.1°C (79°F) and max 32.1°C (89.8°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still hot 32.1°C (89.8°F). In Kolkata, the average low-temperature is 26.1°C (79°F).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are July and August, with an average relative humidity of 83%.

Rainfall

In Kolkata, during 20.2 rainfall days, 349mm (13.7") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Kolkata, during the entire year, the rain falls for 101.5 days and collects up to 1800mm (70.9") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Kolkata, the average length of the day in August is 12.9h.

Sunshine

In Kolkata, India, the average sunshine is 3.4h.

UV index

April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 12 in August transform into the following instructions:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.

What is the temperature in August in Kolkata?

In Kolkata, India, in August, the average high-temperature is 32.1°C (89.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 26.1°C (79°F).

What is the most humid month in Kolkata?

July and August, with an average relative humidity of 83%, are most humid months in Kolkata, India.

What is the average humidity in August in Kolkata?

The average relative humidity in August in Kolkata, India, is 83%.

How much does it rain in Kolkata in August?

In Kolkata, during August, the rain falls for 20.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 349mm (13.7") of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in August in Kolkata?

The average length of the day in August in Kolkata, India, is 12.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kolkata have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Kolkata is 3.4h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Kolkata?

April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kolkata, India.

What is the UV index reading in August in Kolkata?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Kolkata is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Kolkata, India
  • Average high temperature in August: 32.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (35.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 26.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (26.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.8°C).

Average humidity in August - Kolkata, India
  • Average humidity in August: 83%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July and August (83%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are February and March (58%).

Average rainfall in August - Kolkata, India
  • Average rainfall in August: 349mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (411mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (11mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Kolkata, India
  • Average rainfall days in August: 20.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (0.9 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kolkata, India
  • Average daylight in August: 12.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 3.4h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 7.8h).
The month with least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 3h).

Average UV index in August - Kolkata, India
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 6).