June weather forecast and climate
Cotonou, Benin

The first month of the summer, June, is also a moderately hot month in Cotonou, Benin, with average temperature ranging between max 29.2°C (84.6°F) and min 23.7°C (74.7°F).

Temperature

In Cotonou, the average high-temperature in June is relatively the same as in May - a warm 29.2°C (84.6°F). In Cotonou, the average low-temperature is 23.7°C (74.7°F).

Heat index

In June, the average heat index is estimated at a sweltering 36.3°C (97.3°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like pregnancy, wind, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

The most humid month in Cotonou is June, with an average relative humidity of 84%.

Rainfall

June is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 15 days and accumulates 356mm (14.02") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Cotonou, the average seawater temperature is 28°C (82.4°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

Months with the longest days in Cotonou are June and July, with an average of 12.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

In June, the average sunshine is 4.7h.

UV index

In Cotonou, the average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 11 transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in June in Cotonou?

In Cotonou, Benin, in June, the average high-temperature is 29.2°C (84.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.7°C (74.7°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in June is appraised at 36.3°C (97.3°F).

What is the most humid month in Cotonou?

With an average relative humidity of 84%, June is the most humid month.

What is the average humidity in June in Cotonou?

In June, the average relative humidity in Cotonou, Benin, is 84%.

How many days does it rain in June in Cotonou?

In Cotonou, Benin, in June, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 356mm (14.02") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Cotonou?

The month with the most rainfall in Cotonou is June when the rain falls for 15 days and typically aggregates up to 356mm (14.02") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in June in Cotonou?

In Cotonou, the average seawater temperature in June is 28°C (82.4°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

When are the longest days in Cotonou?

June and July, with an average of 12.5h of daylight, are months with the longest days in Cotonou.

What is the average length of the day in June in Cotonou?

In June, the average length of the day is 12.5h.

How long on average sun shines in June in Cotonou?

In June, the average sunshine in Cotonou is 4.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in June in Cotonou?

In June, the average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in June - Cotonou, Benin
  • Average high temperature in June: 29.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (31.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (27.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in June: 23.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (25.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (23.4°C).

Average humidity in June - Cotonou, Benin
  • Average humidity in June: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (76.5%).

Average rainfall in June - Cotonou, Benin
  • Average rainfall in June: 356mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (356mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (9.2mm).

Average rainfall days in June - Cotonou, Benin
  • Average rainfall days in June: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (15 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (1 days).

Average sea temperature in June - Cotonou, Benin
  • Average sea temperature in June: 28°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March, April, May and November (29°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (25°C).

Average daylight in June / Average sunshine in June - Cotonou, Benin
  • Average daylight in June: 12.5h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with the shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in June: 4.7h

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 8.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 4.4h).

Average UV index in June - Cotonou, Benin
  • Average UV index in June: 11

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).