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New Delhi vs Kolkata/ Calcutta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between New Delhi, India and Kolkata/ Calcutta, India is approximately 1,303 km or 810 mi.
  • To reach New Delhi in this distance one would set out from Kolkata/ Calcutta bearing 303.4° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach New Delhi bearing 298.6° or WNW .
  • New Delhi has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Kolkata/ Calcutta has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • New Delhi is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Kolkata/ Calcutta is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.5 °C (15.3°F) more in New Delhi. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1010 mm (39.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1010 l/m² (24.79 US gal/ft²) or 10,100,000 l/ha (1,079,757 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • There are 247 more hours of sunlight per year in New Delhi. In whichever way circa 0h 40' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.9° lower in New Delhi than in Kolkata/ Calcutta.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.3°C (11.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for New Delhi relative to Kolkata/ Calcutta. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Kolkata/ Calcutta vs New Delhi.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) 1 (+1) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) 1 (+1) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) -1 (-3) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -6 (-12) -4 (-6) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -4 (-8) -6 (-12) -6 (-11) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +8 (+0) -10 (0) -20 (-1) -39 (-2) -117 (-5) -218 (-9) -174 (-7) -114 (-4) -175 (-7) -126 (-5) -17 (-1) -8 (0) -1010 (-40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23) -12 ( -40) -9 ( -29) -10 ( -32) -13 ( -43) -10 ( -32) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0)   -65 ( -18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 05' -0h 12' -0h 48' -0h 06' -0h 36' +1h 30' +1h 25' +2h 11' +2h 24' +2h 44' +1h 18' -0h 36'   +0h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 23' -0h 14' -0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 20' +0h 25' +0h 23' +0h 14' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 20' -0h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6 -6 -6 -6 -5.9 -4.2 -5.7 -6.1 -6 -6 -6 -6   -5.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -3 -11 -32 -37 -31 -13 -10 -19 -21 -12 -6   -16.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.2 (-11) -6.6 (-12) -8.1 (-15) -11.7 (-21) -10.4 (-19) -5.6 (-10) -1.3 (-2) -1.3 (-2) -4 (-7) -7.2 (-13) -7 (-13) -6.3 (-11) -6.3 (-11)

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