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Paris vs Cotonou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Paris, France and Cotonou, Benin is approximately 4,722 km or 2,934 mi.
  • To reach Paris in this distance one would set out from Cotonou bearing 360° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Paris bearing 359.9° or N .
  • Paris has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Cotonou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual average temperature is 15.6 °C (28.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.2 °C (23.8°F) more in Paris. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 689.3 mm (27.1 in) less which is equivalent to 689.3 l/m² (16.92 US gal/ft²) or 6,893,000 l/ha (736,907 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33.1° lower in Paris than in Cotonou.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -25 (-44) -20 (-36) -16 (-28) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -14 (-24) -21 (-38) -24 (-43) -15 (-26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -25 (-44) -21 (-38) -18 (-32) -13 (-23) -9 (-15) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -10 (-17) -15 (-26) -20 (-36) -23 (-41) -16 (-28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -24 (-44) -22 (-39) -20 (-35) -15 (-26) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -16 (-28) -19 (-35) -22 (-39) -17 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +47 (+2) +9 (+0) -39 (-2) -95 (-4) -140 (-6) -302 (-12) -88 (-3) -1 (0) -44 (-2) -77 (-3) +10 (+0) +30 (+1) -689 (-27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 07' -1h 54' -0h 20' +1h 18' +2h 45' +3h 31' +3h 10' +1h 55' +0h 18' -1h 21' -2h 47' -3h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -42.4 -42.2 -42.2 -31.3 -14.7 -8.3 -14.2 -31.1 -42.2 -42.1 -42.3 -42.4   -33.1

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