The best times to visit Chittagong for ideal weather are

November 26th to February 25th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Chittagong Travel Info

Weather in Chittagong

Temperature

Average temperatures in Chittagong vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 30th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Chittagong, the hottest months are May, June, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid May where highs are regularly around 90.4°F (32.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.7°F (25.9°C) at night.

Chittagong Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Chittagong Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Chittagong Perceived Temperature (F)

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Chittagong Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Chittagong Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 77.5 69.2 59.1
Feb 82.7 74.1 63.3
Mar 87.5 80 71.3
Apr 89.3 83.4 76.2
May 89.7 84.4 78.3
Jun 88.4 83.5 78.9
Jul 87.1 82.5 78.6
Aug 87.5 82.7 78.6
Sep 88.4 83.2 78.5
Oct 87.8 82.1 76.5
Nov 85.1 77.7 69.6
Dec 79.1 71.1 62.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 25.3 20.7 15.1
Feb 28.2 23.4 17.4
Mar 30.8 26.7 21.8
Apr 31.8 28.6 24.6
May 32.1 29.1 25.7
Jun 31.3 28.6 26.1
Jul 30.6 28.1 25.9
Aug 30.8 28.2 25.9
Sep 31.3 28.4 25.8
Oct 31 27.8 24.7
Nov 29.5 25.4 20.9
Dec 26.2 21.7 16.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Chittagong are December, January, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Chittagong? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Chittagong.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Chittagong (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 1% 0 0.3
Feb 3% 0 0.5
Mar 7% 0 1.8
Apr 16% 0 3.7
May 37% 0 13.1
Jun 55% 0 29.1
Jul 55% 0 31.3
Aug 56% 0 20.9
Sep 42% 0 13
Oct 25% 0 8.6
Nov 4% 0 1.5
Dec 1% 0 0.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 1 0 0.8
Feb 3 0 1.3
Mar 7 0 4.6
Apr 16 0 9.4
May 37 0 33.3
Jun 55 0 73.9
Jul 55 0 79.5
Aug 56 0 53.1
Sep 42 0 33
Oct 25 0 21.8
Nov 4 0 3.8
Dec 1 0 0.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Chittagong has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (52.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (81.7%).

Wind in Chittagong is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and May. July’s average wind speed of around 7 knots (8 MPH or 12.9 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 12.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Chittagong.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.3 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.5 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.9 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.8 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
May 6 Light breeze 11.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 6.6 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Jul 7 Gentle breeze 11.6 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.8 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Sep 5 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.3 Barely noticeable 8.6 Gentle breeze
Nov 2.8 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
Dec 3 Barely noticeable 8.3 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 59.2%
Feb 52.6%
Mar 61.1%
Apr 69.9%
May 73.5%
Jun 79.3%
Jul 81.7%
Aug 81.3%
Sep 78.9%
Oct 74.8%
Nov 65.7%
Dec 64.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Chittagong?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Bangladesh; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 27, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Chittagong, Bangladesh is January, followed by July and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Chittagong in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 58.1 in October means 58.1% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Chittagong Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 90.4°F (32.4°C) and 85.9°F (29.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 12 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 16 to 17 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Chittagong, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 89°F (31.7°C) and 82.9°F (28.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 to 13 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Chittagong to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 85.9°F (29.9°C) and 76.2°F (24.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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