Cotonou weather in January 2024

Expect 31°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 7 hours of sunshine per day in Cotonou in January. Check more long-term weather averages for Cotonou in January before you book your next holiday to Benin in 2024/2025.

  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Cotonou31
    31°C max day temperature
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day
  • 1 day with some rainfall in January in Cotonou1
    1 day with some rainfall
  • 23°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Cotonou23
    23°C min night temperature
  • 12 hours of daylight per day in January in Cotonou12
    12 hours of daylight per day
  • High heat & humidity in January in CotonouH
    High heat & humidity
  • 14 mm monthly rainfall in January in Cotonou14
    14 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in January in Cotonou11
    11 (Extreme) UV index
  • 27°C sea temperature in January in Cotonou27
    27°C sea temperature

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The January weather guide for Benin (Cotonou) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How hot is it in Cotonou in January?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 31°C in Cotonou in January with high heat and humidity, falling to 23°C at night.

How sunny is it in Cotonou in January?

There are normally 7 hours of bright sunshine each day in Cotonou in January - that's 57% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Cotonou in January?

The average sea temperature around Cotonou in January is 27°C.

Does it ever rain in Cotonou in January?

There is usually 1 day with some rain in Cotonou in January and the average monthly rainfall is 14mm.

Cotonou January sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Cotonou in January 2024. Select a month to view Cotonou sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Monday, 1st January 2024 07:01 18:47
Tuesday, 16th January 2024 07:06 18:54
Wednesday, 31st January 2024 07:08 18:59

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