General information about Cotonou
Country Benin
Region Littoral 14
Population 780,000
Time Zone Africa/Porto-Novo
Coordinates of Cotonou
Time Zone Africa/Porto-Novo
GMT +1
DST +1
Latitude 6.365360000
Longitude 2.418330000
Elevation (STRM3) 7 m.
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Cotonou

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 32 35 37 35 33 37 38 37 38 32 32 31 38
Average high °C 27 28 30 30 30 31 31 31 30 28 27 27 29
Average temperature °C 26 27 27 27 27 29 29 28 27 26 25 25 27
Average low °C 23 24 25 24 24 26 26 26 25 24 23 23 24
Record low °C 15 16 20 17 17 17 17 16 21 17 16 15 15
Rain Days 13 11 3 2 1 3 5 7 12 16 13 11 97
Fog Days 2 4 13 23 20 10 5 2 3 2 3 2 89
Thunderstorms Days 4 10 8 2 1 3 7 10 14 13 3 1 76
Average precipitation Mm. 158 155 61 23 20 42 88 137 201 322 185 93 1483
Relative humidity % 85 85 82 79 77 78 79 81 83 85 86 85 82
Relative humidity morning % 91 92 93 92 89 89 88 88 91 92 91 91 91
Relative humidity evening % 78 76 71 68 67 70 72 72 75 79 80 79 74
Wind speed Km/h 11 9 9 8 10 12 12 12 10 10 13 13 11
Day Length Hours 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 12
Dew point °C 23 24 24 23 23 24 25 25 24 24 23 23 284
Growing degree-day °C 471 515 522 539 539 526 580 546 539 486 477 474 6215
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 15 16 18 19 19 20 20 19 17 15 14 14 17
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Cotonou - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
2 kmCadjehoun AirportCotonouM
64 kmMurtala Muhammed International AirportLagosL
81 kmLomé-Tokoin AirportLoméM
127 kmIbadan AirportIbadanM
185 kmKotoka International AirportAccraL
202 kmIlorin International AirportIlorinM
207 kmAkure AirportAkureM
218 kmBenin AirportBeninM
240 kmWarri AirportWarriM
252 kmNiamtougou International AirportNiamtougouM

Cities close to Cotonou

Showing 1-10 of 33 items.
CountryRegionCityPopulationCostsLive qualityClimateSafety
   Month1-101-101-10
nan km BeninLittoralCotonou780,000
14 km BeninOuéméPorto-Novo234,168
6 km BeninAtlantiqueAbomey-Calavi385,755
179 km BeninBorgouParakou163,753
10 km BeninAtlantiqueHevie13,450
232 km BeninBorgouBembereke24,006
55 km BeninZouAbomey82,154
40 km BeninPlateauPobe32,983
335 km BeninAtakoraMalanville37,117
255 km BeninAtakoraGuilmaro6,516