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Kolkata/ Calcutta vs Los Angeles, California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kolkata/ Calcutta, India and Los Angeles, California, Usa is approximately 13,129 km or 8,158 mi.
  • To reach Kolkata/ Calcutta in this distance one would set out from Los Angeles, California bearing 331.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kolkata/ Calcutta bearing 205° or SSW .
  • Kolkata/ Calcutta has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Los Angeles, California has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Kolkata/ Calcutta is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Los Angeles, California is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean temperature is 9.7 °C (17.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Kolkata/ Calcutta. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1494.7 mm (58.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1494.7 l/m² (36.68 US gal/ft²) or 14,947,000 l/ha (1,597,934 US gal/ac) more. About 5 8/9 as much.
  • There are 739 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kolkata/ Calcutta. In whichever way circa 2h 00' less per day or about 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.2° higher in Kolkata/ Calcutta than in Los Angeles, California.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.8°C (24.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +10 (+19) +15 (+27) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +12 (+21) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +10 (+19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +13 (+24) +15 (+26) +14 (+24) +12 (+21) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +7 (+13) +10 (+18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +11 (+21) +14 (+24) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -50 (-2) -34 (-1) -15 (-1) +42 (+2) +138 (+5) +287 (+11) +411 (+16) +345 (+14) +280 (+11) +134 (+5) -19 (-1) -25 (-1) +1495 (+59)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -3 ( -11) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +9 (+29) +16 (+53) +23 (+74) +24 (+77) +19 (+63) +10 (+32) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -16)   +86 (+23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 44' +0h 44' -0h 21' +0h 30' -0h 46' -5h 26' -7h 29' -7h 01' -5h 00' -1h 58' -0h 00' +0h 58'   -2h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 46' +0h 28' +0h 05' -0h 19' -0h 40' -0h 51' -0h 46' -0h 28' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 41' +0h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.3 +11.1 +11.1 +11.2 +11.2 +9.5 +11.1 +11.6 +11.6 +11.5 +11.4 +11.3   +11.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +17 +7 +8 +12 +14 +17 +26 +26 +26 +22 +25 +21   +18.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +10.3 (+19) +10.1 (+18) +14.5 (+26) +16.8 (+30) +16.3 (+29) +15 (+27) +14.2 (+26) +13.4 (+24) +13.8 (+25) +14 (+25) +14.9 (+27) +12 (+22) +13.8 (+25)

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