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

Moon: 61.4%
Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 11, 2020 at 7:43:43 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:41 am 68° East
Sunset Today: 7:09 pm 292° Northwest


Moonset Today: 11:47 am 266° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 28 minutes (-9s)

Location of CotonouLocation

Today's Sun Position in Cotonou

Time:7:43 pm
Altitude:-8.6°
Direction:293° NW
Phase:Nautical Twilight

Day length today: 12h 27m 56s (Jul 11, 2020)

9 seconds shorter than yesterday (Jul 10, 2020)

42 minutes, 33 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 22, 2019)

1 minute, 38 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cotonou Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:26 am
Astro. Twilight5:26 am – 5:52 am
Nautical Twilight5:52 am – 6:19 am
Civil Twilight6:19 am – 6:41 am
Daylight6:41 am – 7:09 pm
Civil Twilight7:09 pm – 7:32 pm
Nautical Twilight7:32 pm – 7:58 pm
Astro. Twilight7:58 pm – 8:25 pm
Night8:25 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cotonou - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jul 116:41 am7:09 pm12:27:56−0:0912:55 pm (74.4°)94.500
Jul 126:42 am7:09 pm12:27:46−0:0912:55 pm (74.5°)94.497
Jul 136:42 am7:09 pm12:27:36−0:0912:56 pm (74.7°)94.494
Jul 146:42 am7:09 pm12:27:26−0:1012:56 pm (74.8°)94.490
Jul 156:42 am7:09 pm12:27:16−0:1012:56 pm (75.0°)94.486
Jul 166:42 am7:09 pm12:27:05−0:1012:56 pm (75.1°)94.482
Jul 176:43 am7:09 pm12:26:53−0:1112:56 pm (75.3°)94.477
* 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 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Cotonou - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 11-11:47 am-5:39 am(78.6°)250,13266.8%
Jul 1212:11 am12:30 pm-6:20 am(83.6°)251,02057.3%
Jul 1312:49 am1:13 pm-7:00 am(88.6°)251,08047.5%
Jul 141:28 am1:57 pm-7:42 am(86.6°)250,30137.9%
Jul 152:08 am2:43 pm-8:25 am(82.1°)248,73728.5%
Jul 162:51 am3:31 pm-9:11 am(78.1°)246,50819.9%
Jul 173:38 am4:23 pm-10:00 am(74.9°)243,78812.3%
* 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, Sat, Jul 11, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:40 amSun 6:00 pmSun 11:50 amVery difficult to see
VenusSun 3:54 amSun 4:14 pmSun 10:04 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 12:01 amSun 12:05 pmSun 6:03 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 7:11 pmMon 6:53 amMon 1:02 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 7:38 pmMon 7:22 amMon 1:30 amPerfect visibility
UranusSun 1:51 amSun 2:07 pmSun 7:59 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 10:57 pmSun 10:55 amSun 4:56 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cotonou.

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