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Ouagadougou vs Cotonou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Cotonou, Benin is approximately 793 km or 493 mi.
  • To reach Ouagadougou in this distance one would set out from Cotonou bearing 327.6° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Ouagadougou bearing 327° or NNW .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.6 °C (2.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.7 °C (8.5°F) more in Ouagadougou. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 411.3 mm (16.2 in) less which is equivalent to 411.3 l/m² (10.09 US gal/ft²) or 4,113,000 l/ha (439,707 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.5° lower in Ouagadougou than in Cotonou.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (+4) 5 (+10) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) 4 (+8) +5 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+3) -1 (-2) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) +0 (+1) +1 (+3) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -7 (-12) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -9 (0) -35 (-1) -61 (-2) -121 (-5) -114 (-4) -234 (-9) +56 (+2) +215 (+8) +45 (+2) -94 (-4) -40 (-2) -20 (-1) -411 (-16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 18' -0h 11' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 16' +0h 21' +0h 19' +0h 11' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 16' -0h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6 -5.9 -5.9 +5.1 +6 +6 +6 +4.9 -5.8 -5.9 -6 -6   -1.5

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