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CALCUTTA, INDIA


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Elevation: 6 meters     Latitude: 22 39N     Longitude: 088 27E
Köppen Classification: Tropical Savanna Climate

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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 Calcutta is 80.1°F (26.7°C). The warmest month, on average, is May with an average temperature of 87.4°F (30.8°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 67.8°F (19.9°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Calcutta is 111.0°F (43.9°C), which was recorded in May. The lowest recorded temperature in Calcutta is 41.0°F (5°C), which was recorded in December.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Calcutta is 65.0" (1651 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is July with 13.4" (340.4 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is December with an average of 0.2" (5.1 mm).



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