Information on weather & climate in West Bengal - India   Encyclopedia of Tours and Travel to West Bengal, featuring information on Fairs & Festivals, Wildlife, Excursion, Adventure and Weather of West Bengal.
 
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Baharampur
Bankura
Bishnupur
Chandannagar
Chunchura
Darjeeling
Digha
Durgapur
Haora
Jalpaiguri
Kalimpong
Kochbihar
Kolkata
Krishnanagar
Murshidabad
Shantiniketan
Shiliguri

Weather

The climate of Bengal varies according to the location. It's cooler in the northern mountains than in the southern plains. Summers and winters can be extreme in the mid plains. Winters are cold in the mountain regions. The summer months are from March to June.

rain. The monsoons bring respite to the parched plains but they often cause floods and landslides. However the importance of the monsoons cannot be overemphasized in the Indian context. The economy of the whole nation is dependent to a great extent on the monsoon rains. A good monsoon means a bountiful harvest in the coming months.

The winter months are from October to February. The winter months are generally pleasant in the southern part of the state. Snowfall is limited to the Himalayan regions.

Temperature
In Summer - 24C to 40C
In Winter - 7C to 26C

Yearly Rainfall (average) - 175 cms

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