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Moon: 85.8%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 1, 2015 at 5:48:43 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:03 AM 98° East
Sunset Today: 7:03 PM 263° West


Moonrise Today: 3:53 PM 74° East
Moonset Today: 3:45 AM 287° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 59 minutes (+20s)

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Today's Sun Position in Cotonou

The Sun's altitude in Cotonou today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in the box on the right. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

5:48 PM

Altitude

17.1°

Heading

260° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 59m 49s

Change since

Yesterday: +20s

Winter: +14m 28s

Summer: -29m 47s

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Cotonou today

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Day, night and twilight times in Cotonou today. Black is nighttime, light blue is daytime. The darker blue shadings represent the twilight phases during dawn (left) and dusk (right). Hover over the graph for more information. How to use this

Night12:00 AM – 5:53 AM
Astro. Twilight5:53 AM – 6:17 AM
Nautical Twilight6:17 AM – 6:42 AM
Civil Twilight6:42 AM – 7:03 AM
Daylight7:03 AM – 7:03 PM
Civil Twilight7:03 PM – 7:24 PM
Nautical Twilight7:24 PM – 7:48 PM
Astro. Twilight7:48 PM – 8:12 PM
Night8:12 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cotonou - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 17:03 AM7:03 PM11:59:49+0:201:03 PM (76.0°)92.101
Mar 27:02 AM7:03 PM12:00:09+0:201:02 PM (76.4°)92.123
Mar 37:02 AM7:03 PM12:00:29+0:201:02 PM (76.8°)92.145
Mar 47:02 AM7:02 PM12:00:49+0:201:02 PM (77.2°)92.168
Mar 57:01 AM7:02 PM12:01:10+0:201:02 PM (77.6°)92.191
Mar 67:01 AM7:02 PM12:01:30+0:201:02 PM (78.0°)92.215
Mar 77:00 AM7:02 PM12:01:51+0:201:01 PM (78.3°)92.239
* All times are local time for Cotonou. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:45 PM
June SolsticeJun 215:38 PM
September EquinoxSep 239:20 AM
December SolsticeDec 225:48 AM
* All times are local Cotonou time.

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Today's moon in Cotonou

The Moon's path in Cotonou today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show times and headings of moonrise and moonset. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Year 2015 Moon Phases

5:48 PM

Altitude

26.3°

Heading

75° E

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

85.8%

Moon in Cotonou - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Mar 1-3:45 AM3:53 PM10:12 PM(79.9°)249,99387.0%
Mar 2-4:31 AM4:41 PM10:58 PM(82.4°)251,33192.8%
Mar 3-5:15 AM5:27 PM11:43 PM(85.4°)252,15697.0%
Mar 4-5:58 AM6:12 PM---
Mar 5-6:39 AM6:57 PM12:26 AM(88.8°)252,51599.4%
Mar 6-7:20 AM7:41 PM1:09 AM(85.7°)252,44099.9%
Mar 7-8:00 AM8:25 PM1:51 AM(81.9°)251,94598.5%
* All times are local time for Cotonou. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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