Climate and Weather in Chittagong, Bangladesh

Chittagong, Bangladesh

The climate of Chittagong

According to Bridgat, Chittagong is an important port city in southern Bangladesh, located on the Karnaphuli River. The city is located between the Bay of Bengal and the Chittagong Hills. It is one of the main commercial centers of Bangladesh. Chittagong has been an important trading center for centuries. As early as the ninth century AD, Arabs came here to trade in spices. Due to the international character of Chittagong, the city became a mixture of all kinds of cultures, nationalities and faiths, all of which have had their influence on the city. You will also find this in the old buildings. There are mosques, but also beautiful old temples and churches, Portuguese architecture and British colonial buildings. History is reflected in the buildings.

Chittagong has a tropical monsoon climate. This is characterized by a long rainy period, the monsoon. The heavy rain showers mainly fall from May to September. It is really dry only in the months of January and December. The temperature is very high all year round. It can get very hot, especially during monsoons. In combination with the humidity, it is not really pleasant.

Climate figures

The figures below are based on long-term average climate statistics. The temperatures are displayed in degrees Celsius (°C).

maximum temperature minimum temperature hours of sunshine per day days of precipitation per month water temperature
January 26℃ 14℃ 9 1 23℃
February 28℃ 16℃ 8 1 24℃
March 31℃ 20℃ 8 2 26℃
April 32℃ 24℃ 7 6 28℃
May 32℃ 25℃ 6 11 29℃
June 31℃ 25℃ 3 18 29℃
July 30℃ 25℃ 3 19 29℃
August 31℃ 25℃ 3 20 29℃
September 31℃ 25℃ 4 14 29℃
October 31℃ 24℃ 6 8 29℃
November 29℃ 20℃ 8 2 27℃
December 27℃ 15℃ 8 1 25℃

The weather in Chittagong

Here you will find the weather forecast for Chittagong. View the current weather in Chittagong and the forecast for the coming days, such as temperatures, the chance of precipitation, the wind direction and the wind strength. With this weather data you can see what kind of weather you can expect in Chittagong. Based on the climate statistics, we describe the weather per month in Chittagong. This is not a long-term forecast, but gives the average weather forecast for all months of the year. Do you want to see the detailed weather forecast for Chittagong? On the page with extra weather information we show the chance of snow, the wind chill, visibility, UV strength, air pressure and more good weather information.

An average weather picture per month can be compiled on the basis of long-term climate statistics, certain weather patterns and specific events.

The weather in January

In January, the average maximum temperature in Chittagong is around 26 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in January is 14 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in January at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 1 day. If you look at the long-term averages, this means little precipitation in this month.

The weather in February

In the month of February, the average maximum temperature in Chittagong is around 28 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in February is 16 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in February at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 1 day. If you look at the long-term averages, this means little precipitation in this month.

The weather in March

In the month of March, the average maximum temperature in Chittagong is around 31 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in March is 20 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in March at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 2 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in April

In the month of April, the average maximum temperature in Chittagong is around 32 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in April is 24 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in April at this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 6 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this results in a month with quite a lot of precipitation.

The weather in May

In the month of May, the average maximum temperature in Chittagong is around 32 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in May is 25 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in May in this destination is around 6 hours per day. Within the whole month there is rainfall for about 11 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for a wet month.

The weather in June

In the month of June, the average maximum temperature in Chittagong is around 31 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in June is 25 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in June at this destination is around 3 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 18 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for a wet month.

The weather in July

In July, the average maximum temperature in Chittagong is around 30 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in July is 25 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in July at this destination is around 3 hours per day. Within the entire month there is precipitation for about 19 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for a wet month.

The weather in August

In August, the average maximum temperature in Chittagong is around 31 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in August is 25 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in August in this destination is around 3 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 20 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for a wet month.

The weather in September

In September, the average maximum temperature in Chittagong is around 31 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in September is 25 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in September at this destination is around 4 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 14 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for a wet month.

The weather in October

In October, the average maximum temperature in Chittagong is around 31 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in October is 24 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in October at this destination is around 6 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 8 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for a wet month.

The weather in November

In November, the average maximum temperature in Chittagong is around 29 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in November is 20 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in November at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 2 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in December

In December, the average maximum temperature in Chittagong is around 27 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in December is 15 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in December in this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 1 day. If you look at the long-term averages, this means little precipitation in this month.

Chittagong, Bangladesh