Best time to visit Cotonou

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When is the best time to visit Cotonou?

The best time to visit Cotonou is November based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Cotonou31
    Jan
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Cotonou32
    Feb
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Cotonou32
    Mar
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Cotonou32
    Apr
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Cotonou31
    May
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Cotonou29
    Jun
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Cotonou28
    Jul
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Cotonou28
    Aug
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Cotonou29
    Sep
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Cotonou30
    Oct
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Cotonou31
    Nov
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Cotonou31
    Dec

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The weather guide for Benin (Cotonou) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Cotonou?

The hottest time of year in Cotonou is normally March. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 32°C with very high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Cotonou?

In terms of rainfall, June is usually the wettest month in Cotonou with 321mm on average. There are normally 18 days in June with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Cotonou?

The sunniest time of year in Cotonou is normally November with bright sunshine on average for 66% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Cotonou?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Cotonou in May when the water temperature reaches 29°C.

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