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

January 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
January, like December, in Kolkata, India, is another warm winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 13.8°C (56.8°F) and 26.4°C (79.5°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 26.4°C (79.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 13.8°C (56.8°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Kolkata is 66%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall in Kolkata, India. Rain falls for 1.2 days and accumulates 11mm (0.4") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Kolkata, the average length of the day in January is 10.9h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 6.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the coldest month in Kolkata?

With an average high-temperature of 26.4°C (79.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 13.8°C (56.8°F), January is the coldest month in Kolkata.

What is the temperature in January in Kolkata?

In January, in Kolkata, the average high-temperature is 26.4°C (79.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 13.8°C (56.8°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Kolkata?

The average relative humidity in January in Kolkata is 66%.

How much does it rain in Kolkata in January?

In Kolkata, during January, the rain falls for 1.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 11mm (0.4") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Kolkata?

The month with the least rainfall in Kolkata is January when the rain falls for 1.2 days and typically collects 11mm (0.4") of precipitation.

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

The average length of the day in January in Kolkata is 10.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kolkata have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Kolkata is 6.6h.

How high is the UV index in January in Kolkata?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Kolkata, India
  • Average high temperature in January: 26.4°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 January: 13.8°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 January - Kolkata, India
  • Average humidity in January: 66%

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 January - Kolkata, India
  • Average rainfall in January: 11mm

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

Average rainfall days in January - Kolkata, India
  • Average rainfall days in January: 1.2 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 January / Average sunshine in January - Kolkata, India
  • Average daylight in January: 10.9h

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 January: 6.6h

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 January - Kolkata, India
  • Average UV index in January: 7

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).