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Cotonou, Benin - Sunrise, sunset, dawn and dusk times, table

Date Sunrise Sunset Length Change Dawn Dusk Length Change
Today 07:06 19:02 11:56   06:45 19:24 12:39  
+1 day 07:06 19:02 11:56 00:00 equal length 06:45 19:24 12:39 00:00 equal length
+1 week 07:05 19:03 11:58 00:02 longer 06:43 19:24 12:41 00:02 longer
+2 weeks 07:02 19:03 12:01 00:05 longer 06:41 19:23 12:42 00:03 longer
+1 month 06:55 19:01 12:06 00:10 longer 06:34 19:22 12:48 00:09 longer
+2 months 06:42 18:58 12:16 00:20 longer 06:20 19:19 12:59 00:20 longer
+3 months 06:34 18:59 12:25 00:29 longer 06:12 19:21 13:09 00:30 longer
+6 months 06:45 19:04 12:19 00:23 longer 06:23 19:25 13:02 00:23 longer
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Cotonou, Benin - Sunrise, sunset, dawn and dusk times, graph

Cotonou - sunrise, sunset, dawn and dusk times for the whole year in a graph
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Cotonou, Benin - Sun path diagram

Sun path diagram Sun path diagram requires SVG, so it cannot work on your current browser with its current settings. Sorry. Annual variation Horizon 80° 70° 60° 50° 40° 30° 20° 10° 30° 60° 90° 120° 150° 180° 210° 240° 270° 300° 330° 80° 70° 60° 50° 40° 30° 20° 10° N 30 60 E 120 150 S 210 240 W 300 330 Sun path, June solstice Time: 06:00, Azimuth: 64°, Elevation: -9° Time: 06:37, Azimuth: 66°, Elevation: 0° Time: 07:00, Azimuth: 66°, Elevation: 4° Time: 08:00, Azimuth: 67°, Elevation: 18° Time: 09:00, Azimuth: 66°, Elevation: 31° Time: 10:00, Azimuth: 62°, Elevation: 45° Time: 11:00, Azimuth: 54°, Elevation: 58° Time: 12:00, Azimuth: 34°, Elevation: 68° Time: 13:00, Azimuth: 353°, Elevation: 72° Time: 14:00, Azimuth: 317°, Elevation: 66° Time: 15:00, Azimuth: 302°, Elevation: 54° Time: 16:00, Azimuth: 295°, Elevation: 41° Time: 17:00, Azimuth: 293°, Elevation: 28° Time: 18:00, Azimuth: 292°, Elevation: 14° Time: 19:00, Azimuth: 293°, Elevation: 1° Time: 19:07, Azimuth: 293°, Elevation: 0° Time: 20:00, Azimuth: 295°, Elevation: -12° 06:37 09 12 15 18 19:07 Sun path, December solstice Time: 06:00, Azimuth: 112°, Elevation: -13° Time: 06:56, Azimuth: 113°, Elevation: 0° Time: 07:00, Azimuth: 113°, Elevation: 0° Time: 08:00, Azimuth: 116°, Elevation: 13° Time: 09:00, Azimuth: 120°, Elevation: 26° Time: 10:00, Azimuth: 127°, Elevation: 39° Time: 11:00, Azimuth: 139°, Elevation: 50° Time: 12:00, Azimuth: 158°, Elevation: 57° Time: 13:00, Azimuth: 185°, Elevation: 60° Time: 14:00, Azimuth: 209°, Elevation: 55° Time: 15:00, Azimuth: 225°, Elevation: 46° Time: 16:00, Azimuth: 235°, Elevation: 34° Time: 17:00, Azimuth: 241°, Elevation: 21° Time: 18:00, Azimuth: 245°, Elevation: 8° Time: 18:41, Azimuth: 246°, Elevation: 0° Time: 19:00, Azimuth: 246°, Elevation: -5° 06:56 09 12 15 18 18:41 Sun path, Equinox (March and September) Sun path, today Time: 07:00, Azimuth: 101°, Elevation: -2° Time: 07:06, Azimuth: 102°, Elevation: 0° Time: 08:00, Azimuth: 103°, Elevation: 12° Time: 09:00, Azimuth: 106°, Elevation: 26° Time: 10:00, Azimuth: 111°, Elevation: 40° Time: 11:00, Azimuth: 120°, Elevation: 54° Time: 12:00, Azimuth: 139°, Elevation: 65° Time: 13:00, Azimuth: 176°, Elevation: 71° Time: 14:00, Azimuth: 216°, Elevation: 66° Time: 15:00, Azimuth: 237°, Elevation: 55° Time: 16:00, Azimuth: 247°, Elevation: 42° Time: 17:00, Azimuth: 252°, Elevation: 28° Time: 18:00, Azimuth: 255°, Elevation: 14° Time: 19:00, Azimuth: 257°, Elevation: 0° Time: 19:02, Azimuth: 258°, Elevation: 0° Time: 20:00, Azimuth: 259°, Elevation: -14° Time: 06:00, Azimuth: 100°, Elevation: -16° 07:06 09 12 15 18 19:02 3.233.215.231, 2020-02-17T03:31 © Gaisma.com

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June solstice
 
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Equinox (March and September)

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Cotonou, Benin - Seasons graph and Earth's orbit

Seasons graph Seasons graph requires SVG, so it cannot work on your current browser with its current settings. Sorry. © Gaisma.com 3.233.215.231, 2020-02-17T03:31 Winter - 2019-12-22 05:19 .. 2020-03-20 04:50 (88d 23h 31min) Spring - 2020-03-20 04:50 .. 2020-06-20 22:44 (92d 17h 54min) Summer - 2020-06-20 22:44 .. 2020-09-22 14:31 (93d 15h 47min) Fall - 2020-09-22 14:31 .. 2020-12-21 11:02 (89d 20h 31min) Today March equinox June solstice September equinox December solstice Aphelion Perihelion January February March April May June July August September October November December I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X XI XII 0.98 AU = 146,605,913.286 km 1 AU = 149,597,870.7 km 1.02 AU = 152,589,828.114 km  0.98 AU  1 AU  1.02 AU Sun Variation of Earth's orbit, years 1600–2600 Earth's orbit (Min, years 1600–2600) Earth's orbit (Max, years 1600–2600) Earth's orbit (This year) Earth - Earth-Sun distance = 0.988 AU = 147,800,252.226124 km

Events

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December solstice
March equinox
June solstice
September equinox
Perihelion [?]
Aphelion [?]

Earth's orbit

 
This year
 
Min, years 1600–2600 [?]
 
Max, years 1600–2600 [?]
 
Variation, years 1600–2600

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Event Date Time to
December solstice 2020-12-21 11:02 308d 6h 30min
March equinox 2020-03-20 04:50 32d 0h 18min
June solstice 2020-06-20 22:44 124d 18h 12min
September equinox 2020-09-22 14:31 218d 9h 59min

Cotonou, Benin - Solar energy and surface meteorology

VariableIIIIIIIVVVIVIIVIIIIXXXIXII
Insolation, kWh/m²/day5.645.935.775.435.054.404.394.314.464.865.145.41
Clearness, 0 - 10.610.600.560.520.500.440.440.420.430.490.550.60
Temperature, °C26.3726.7626.6526.6326.5625.7524.7824.5324.9425.3725.8626.18
Wind speed, m/s4.914.984.573.893.363.394.224.454.023.073.444.25
Precipitation, mm144083135198321137631121334920
Wet days, d1.12.96.29.913.617.911.58.911.311.14.81.9
These data were obtained from the NASA Langley Research Center Atmospheric Science Data Center; New et al. 2002
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Cotonou, Benin - Basic information

Latitude: +6.36 (6°21'36"N)
Longitude: +2.44 (2°26'24"E)
Time zone: UTC+1 hours
Local time: 04:31
Country: Benin
Continent: Africa
Sub-region: Western Africa
Distance: ~8700 km (from your IP)
Altitude: ~10 m
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