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Kolkata/ Calcutta vs Lusaka Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kolkata/ Calcutta, India and Lusaka, Zambia is approximately 7,763 km or 4,824 mi.
  • To reach Kolkata/ Calcutta in this distance one would set out from Lusaka bearing 58.3° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kolkata/ Calcutta bearing 62.7° or ENE .
  • Kolkata/ Calcutta has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Lusaka has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Kolkata/ Calcutta is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Lusaka is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7 °C (12.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) more in Kolkata/ Calcutta. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 721.9 mm (28.4 in) more which is equivalent to 721.9 l/m² (17.72 US gal/ft²) or 7,219,000 l/ha (771,759 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • There are 227 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kolkata/ Calcutta. In whichever way circa 0h 35' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.4° lower in Kolkata/ Calcutta than in Lusaka.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.4°C (17°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (+1) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +10 (+17) +11 (+20) +11 (+21) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 1 (+1) +5 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +7 (+12) +10 (+18) +14 (+24) +14 (+24) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) -1 (-1) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) 0 (0) +6 (+10) +9 (+17) +14 (+25) +16 (+28) +17 (+30) +15 (+27) +11 (+21) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -253 (-10) -206 (-8) -96 (-4) +12 (+0) +138 (+5) +288 (+11) +411 (+16) +349 (+14) +287 (+11) +127 (+5) -76 (-3) -258 (-10) +722 (+28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -16 ( -52) -13 ( -46) -6 ( -19) +3 (+10) +10 (+32) +17 (+57) +23 (+74) +24 (+77) +20 (+67) +10 (+32) -6 ( -20) -15 ( -48)   +51 (+14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 42' +3h 45' +2h 05' +0h 42' -0h 23' -4h 00' -5h 00' -5h 42' -4h 24' -2h 21' +1h 24' +3h 00'   -0h 35'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 01' -1h 15' -0h 13' +0h 52' +1h 47' +2h 15' +2h 03' +1h 15' +0h 12' -0h 54' -1h 49' -2h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -37.3 -27.4 -6.6 +16.6 +33.1 +37.8 +33.4 +17.1 -5.7 -27.4 -37 -38   -3.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -28 -21 -5 +7 +18 +49 +37 +40 +33 +8 -10   +9.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.3 (-8) -4.3 (-8) +1.6 (+3) +8.4 (+15) +14.5 (+26) +17 (+31) +26.6 (+48) +20.6 (+37) +17.9 (+32) +13.1 (+24) +4.5 (+8) -2.6 (-5) +9.4 (+17)

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