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Kolkata/ Calcutta vs Sal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kolkata/ Calcutta, India and Sal, Cape Verde is approximately 11,360 km or 7,059 mi.
  • To reach Kolkata/ Calcutta in this distance one would set out from Sal bearing 61.7° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kolkata/ Calcutta bearing 114.1° or ESE .
  • Kolkata/ Calcutta has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Sal has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average annual temperature is 3.4 °C (6.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.1 °C (9.2°F) more in Kolkata/ Calcutta. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1730.5 mm (68.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1730.5 l/m² (42.47 US gal/ft²) or 17,305,000 l/ha (1,850,019 US gal/ac) more. About 25 8/9 as much.
  • There are 57 more hours of sunlight per year in Kolkata/ Calcutta. In whichever way circa 0h 09' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.7° lower in Kolkata/ Calcutta than in Sal.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.7°C (4.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (+4) +5 (+9) +10 (+17) +11 (+20) +10 (+19) +8 (+14) +5 (+10) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) 2 (+4) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -6 (-10) +1 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +6 (+0) +26 (+1) +34 (+1) +60 (+2) +142 (+6) +288 (+11) +410 (+16) +335 (+13) +254 (+10) +137 (+5) +24 (+1) +15 (+1) +1731 (+68)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +3 (+11) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +10 (+32) +17 (+57) +22 (+71) +22 (+71) +16 (+53) +10 (+32) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0)   +110 (+30)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 29' +1h 27' +0h 27' +0h 46' +0h 36' -2h 26' -1h 13' -1h 25' -1h 52' -0h 54' +1h 10' +2h 48'   +0h 09'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 20' -0h 12' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 22' +0h 20' +0h 12' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 18' -0h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.8 -5.9 -5.9 -5.9 +1.1 +5.7 +1.5 -5.6 -5.7 -5.6 -5.7 -5.8   -3.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 -13 -13 -5 -3 +2 +8 +8 +4 -2 -6 -3   -2.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.1 (-4) -1.3 (-2) +2.5 (+5) +6.7 (+12) +7.2 (+13) +7.1 (+13) +6.1 (+11) +4.7 (+8) +3.3 (+6) +1.6 (+3) -0.9 (-2) -2.5 (-5) +2.7 (+5)

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