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Palermo, Sicily vs Cotonou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Palermo, Sicily, Italy and Cotonou, Benin is approximately 3,701 km or 2,300 mi.
  • To reach Palermo, Sicily in this distance one would set out from Cotonou bearing 15.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Palermo, Sicily bearing 20.1° or NNE .
  • Palermo, Sicily has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Cotonou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual mean temperature is 9.3 °C (16.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.7 °C (21.1°F) more in Palermo, Sicily. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 568.3 mm (22.4 in) less which is equivalent to 568.3 l/m² (13.95 US gal/ft²) or 5,683,000 l/ha (607,550 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.4° lower in Palermo, Sicily than in Cotonou.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Palermo, Sicily relative to Cotonou. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Cotonou vs Palermo, Sicily.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -1 (-2) 2 (+4) 2 (+4) 0 (-1) -6 (-10) -10 (-18) -15 (-27) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -4 (-6) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -11 (-19) -15 (-27) -9 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -19 (-35) -17 (-30) -14 (-24) -11 (-19) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +90 (+4) +47 (+2) -4 (0) -71 (-3) -163 (-6) -340 (-13) -139 (-5) -51 (-2) -62 (-2) -29 (-1) +58 (+2) +95 (+4) -568 (-22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 00' -1h 14' -0h 13' +0h 51' +1h 46' +2h 14' +2h 01' +1h 14' +0h 11' -0h 53' -1h 47' -2h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.7 -31.5 -31.5 -20.6 -4 +2.4 -3.5 -20.4 -31.5 -31.5 -31.6 -31.7   -22.4

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