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Cairns vs Cotonou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairns, Australia and Cotonou, Benin is approximately 15,865 km or 9,859 mi.
  • To reach Cairns in this distance one would set out from Cotonou bearing 109.6° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairns bearing 78° or ENE .
  • Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Cotonou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 2.4 °C (4.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Cairns. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 756.1 mm (29.8 in) more which is equivalent to 756.1 l/m² (18.56 US gal/ft²) or 7,561,000 l/ha (808,321 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.3° lower in Cairns than in Cotonou.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (-1) 1 (+1) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -4 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +388 (+15) +385 (+15) +375 (+15) +88 (+3) -90 (-4) -306 (-12) -121 (-5) -43 (-2) -66 (-3) -83 (-3) +59 (+2) +171 (+7) +756 (+30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 12' +0h 45' +0h 08' -0h 31' -1h 04' -1h 21' -1h 13' -0h 45' -0h 07' +0h 32' +1h 05' +1h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +22.2 +10.1 -10.8 -23.1 -23.1 -23.2 -23.2 -23.4 -11.7 +10.2 +22 +23.2   -4.3

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