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Moon: 98.4%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 30, 2015 at 8:08:36 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:44 AM 81° East
Sunset Today: 6:58 PM 279° West


Moonrise Today: 7:44 PM 93° East
Moonset Today: 7:11 AM 265° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 14 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

8:08 PM

Altitude

-18.0°

Heading

282° W

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 14m 44s

Change since

Yesterday: -20s

Winter: +29m 23s

Summer: -14m 52s

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 – 5:33 AM
Astro. Twilight5:33 AM – 5:58 AM
Nautical Twilight5:58 AM – 6:22 AM
Civil Twilight6:22 AM – 6:44 AM
Daylight6:44 AM – 6:58 PM
Civil Twilight6:58 PM – 7:19 PM
Nautical Twilight7:19 PM – 7:44 PM
Astro. Twilight7:44 PM – 8:08 PM
Night8:08 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cotonou - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Aug 306:44 AM6:58 PM12:14:44−0:2012:51 PM (87.4°)93.857
Aug 316:43 AM6:58 PM12:14:23−0:2012:51 PM (87.7°)93.835
Sep 16:43 AM6:57 PM12:14:03−0:2012:50 PM (88.1°)93.814
Sep 26:43 AM6:57 PM12:13:43−0:2012:50 PM (88.4°)93.792
Sep 36:43 AM6:56 PM12:13:22−0:2012:50 PM (88.8°)93.770
Sep 46:43 AM6:56 PM12:13:02−0:2012:49 PM (89.2°)93.748
Sep 56:43 AM6:55 PM12:12:41−0:2012:49 PM (89.5°)93.726
* All times are local time for Cotonou. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:46 PM
June SolsticeJun 215:39 PM
September EquinoxSep 239:22 AM
December SolsticeDec 225:49 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

8:08 PM

Altitude

5.2°

Heading

93° E

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

98.4%

Moon in Cotonou - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Aug 30-7:11 AM7:44 PM1:00 AM(77.2°)222,86999.9%
Aug 31-8:09 AM8:38 PM1:56 AM(82.1°)222,72397.6%
Sep 1-9:07 AM9:31 PM2:52 AM(87.0°)223,78892.2%
Sep 2-10:04 AM10:24 PM3:47 AM(88.3°)225,89784.2%
Sep 3-11:01 AM11:17 PM4:42 AM(84.3°)228,77974.4%
Sep 4-11:57 AM-5:37 AM(81.2°)232,12463.4%
Sep 512:10 AM12:52 PM-6:31 AM(79.1°)235,63252.1%
* All times are local time for Cotonou. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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