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Cotonou vs Kharga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cotonou, Benin and Kharga, Egypt is approximately 3,670 km or 2,280 mi.
  • To reach Cotonou in this distance one would set out from Kharga bearing 239.4° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cotonou bearing 231.5° or SW .
  • Cotonou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Kharga has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average annual temperature is 2.6 °C (4.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.5 °C (27.9°F) less in Cotonou. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1307.3 mm (51.5 in) more which is equivalent to 1307.3 l/m² (32.08 US gal/ft²) or 13,073,000 l/ha (1,397,590 US gal/ac) more. About 1308 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.8° higher in Cotonou than in Kharga.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+24) +12 (+22) +9 (+15) +3 (+5) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -6 (-12) -3 (-5) +0 (+1) +7 (+13) +12 (+21) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +9 (+0) +37 (+1) +74 (+3) +137 (+5) +197 (+8) +356 (+14) +147 (+6) +65 (+3) +98 (+4) +127 (+5) +41 (+2) +20 (+1) +1307 (+51)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 04' +0h 40' +0h 07' -0h 27' -0h 57' -1h 11' -1h 05' -0h 40' -0h 06' +0h 28' +0h 57' +1h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +19.1 +18.9 +18.9 +8 -8.6 -15 -9 +7.7 +18.9 +18.9 +19 +19.1   +9.8

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