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Cotonou vs Abidjan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cotonou, Benin and Abidjan, Ivory Coast is approximately 709 km or 441 mi.
  • To reach Cotonou in this distance one would set out from Abidjan bearing 79.8° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Cotonou bearing 80.4° or E .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average annual temperature is 0.6 °C (1.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) less in Cotonou. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 539.3 mm (21.2 in) less which is equivalent to 539.3 l/m (13.24 US gal/ft) or 5,393,000 l/ha (576,547 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° lower in Cotonou than in Abidjan.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cotonou relative to Abidjan. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Abidjan vs Cotonou.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) 0 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) -12 (0) -33 (-1) -4 (0) -97 (-4) -206 (-8) -59 (-2) +28 (+1) +19 (+1) -11 (0) -102 (-4) -56 (-2) -539 (-21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 03' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 03' +0h 03' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 03' -0h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -1.1 -1.1 -1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1 +1.1 -1.1 -1 -1.1 -1.1   -0.1

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