Average weather in July in Cotonou, Benin

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Cotonou in July is 23.0°C (73.4°F). The amount of rain in July is high with an average of 147mm (5.8in). It rains on average a total of 11 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 28.0°C (82.4°F). This makes July the coldest month of the year. The sun will occasionally show itself with 136 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in July? Visitors traveling to Cotonou should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. With a water temperature of around 26.0°C (78.8°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in July look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in July

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 23 °C
Max Temperature 28 °C
Water Temperature 26 °C
Chance of Rain 37%
Precipitation 147mm
Rainy Days 11
Sunshine Hours 136

Where to stay in Cotonou

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in .

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for Cotonou

TUE Jan 18
33°C | 26°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

WED Jan 19
34°C | 26°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

THU Jan 20
34°C | 26°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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