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Tropical savanna climates have monthly mean temperature above 18°C (64°F) in every month of the year and typically a pronounced dry season, with the driest month having precipitation less than 60mm (2.36 in) of precipitation. In essence, a tropical savanna climate tends to either see less rainfall than a tropical monsoon climate or have more pronounced dry seasons than a tropical monsoon climate. Tropical savanna climates are most commonly found in Africa, Asia and South America. The climate is also prevalent in sections of Central America, northern Australia and North America, specifically in sections of Mexico and the state of Florida in the United States.
The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Aw". (Tropical Savanna Climate).
The average temperature for the year in Kolkata is 80.1°F (26.7°C). The warmest month, on average, is May with an average temperature of 88.3°F (31.3°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 68.1°F (20.1°C).
The average amount of precipitation for the year in Kolkata is 62.4" (1585 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is August with 14.0" (355.6 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is December with an average of 0.3" (7.6 mm). There are an average of 67.8 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in August with 13.9 days and the least precipitation occurring in December with 0.5 days.