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Cotonou, Benin — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 92.7%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Apr 21, 2019 at 9:47:30 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:40 am 78° East
Sunset Today: 6:57 pm 282° West


Moonrise Today: 9:04 pm 107° East
Moonset Today: 8:21 am 255° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 17 minutes (+19s)

Location of CotonouLocation

Today's Sun Position in Cotonou

Time:9:47 pm
Altitude:-41.3°
Direction:292° NW
Phase:Night

Day length today: 12h 17m 27s (Apr 21, 2019)

19 seconds longer than yesterday (Apr 20, 2019)

32 minutes, 5 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

12 minutes, 6 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cotonou Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:29 am
Astro. Twilight5:29 am – 5:54 am
Nautical Twilight5:54 am – 6:19 am
Civil Twilight6:19 am – 6:40 am
Daylight6:40 am – 6:57 pm
Civil Twilight6:57 pm – 7:19 pm
Nautical Twilight7:19 pm – 7:43 pm
Astro. Twilight7:43 pm – 8:08 pm
Night8:08 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cotonou - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 216:40 am6:57 pm12:17:27+0:1912:49 pm (84.5°)93.406
Apr 226:39 am6:57 pm12:17:47+0:1912:48 pm (84.2°)93.431
Apr 236:39 am6:57 pm12:18:06+0:1912:48 pm (83.8°)93.457
Apr 246:39 am6:57 pm12:18:26+0:1912:48 pm (83.5°)93.482
Apr 256:38 am6:57 pm12:18:45+0:1912:48 pm (83.2°)93.508
Apr 266:38 am6:57 pm12:19:04+0:1912:48 pm (82.9°)93.533
Apr 276:38 am6:57 pm12:19:23+0:1812:47 pm (82.5°)93.558
* All times are local time for Cotonou. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Cotonou

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Cotonou - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 21-8:21 am9:04 pm2:16 am(69.3°)233,20596.6%
Apr 22-9:12 am9:58 pm3:08 am(65.5°)236,57091.4%
Apr 23-10:04 am10:52 pm4:01 am(62.8°)240,10384.3%
Apr 24-10:55 am11:44 pm4:54 am(61.4°)243,50575.9%
Apr 25-11:47 am-5:45 am(61.1°)246,50666.5%
Apr 2612:34 am12:37 pm-6:35 am(62.0°)248,89356.8%
Apr 271:21 am1:26 pm-7:23 am(64.0°)250,51846.9%
* All times are local time for Cotonou. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Cotonou This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Apr 21, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:16 amMon 5:21 pmMon 11:18 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 4:57 amMon 5:01 pmMon 10:59 amFairly good visibility
MarsSun 9:29 amSun 9:56 pmSun 3:43 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSun 10:34 pmMon 10:16 amMon 4:25 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 12:27 amMon 12:10 pmMon 6:18 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 6:44 amMon 6:57 pmMon 12:51 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
NeptuneMon 4:07 amMon 4:05 pmMon 10:06 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cotonou.

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