Best time to visit, weather and climate Benin

Best time to visit Benin

The best time to visit Benin is from january until december, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Benin is 34°C in january and the lowest is 29°C in july.

The average climate figure for Benin is an 9,7. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Benin has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Benin or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Benin per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
34°C 33°C 34°C 34°C 32°C 30°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 31°C 32°C 34°C
9
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15
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11
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13
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25
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59
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64
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35
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46
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22
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14
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6
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Climate Benin

Benin has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Benin is 32° degrees and there is about 320 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 202 days a year with an average humidity of 76% and an UV-index of 7.


Climate Benin

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 34°C 33°C 34°C 34°C 32°C 30°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 31°C 32°C 34°C
Night 24°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 24°C
Precip 9
mm
15
mm
11
mm
13
mm
25
mm
59
mm
64
mm
35
mm
46
mm
22
mm
14
mm
6
mm
Rain
days
5 7 7 8 11 19 23 18 18 11 6 5
Dry
days
26 21 24 22 20 11 8 13 12 20 24 26
Sun hours
per day
10 9 9 9 9 7 6 6 7 8 9 10
Wind force
in Bft
2 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 2 2 2 2
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 7 7 7 7 7
 


Climate Benin january

On average, it is maximum 34° in january in Benin and at least around 24° degrees. In january there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Benin.

Climate Benin february

On average, it is maximum 33° in february in Benin and at least around 26° degrees. In february there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Benin.

Climate Benin march

On average, it is maximum 34° in march in Benin and at least around 27° degrees. In march there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 11 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Benin.

Climate Benin april

On average, it is maximum 34° in april in Benin and at least around 27° degrees. In april there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 13 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Benin.

Climate Benin may

On average, it is maximum 32° in may in Benin and at least around 26° degrees. In may there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 25 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Benin.

Climate Benin june

On average, it is maximum 30° in june in Benin and at least around 25° degrees. In june there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 59 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Benin.

Climate Benin july

On average, it is maximum 29° in july in Benin and at least around 24° degrees. In july there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 64 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Benin.

Climate Benin august

On average, it is maximum 29° in august in Benin and at least around 23° degrees. In august there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 35 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Benin.

Climate Benin september

On average, it is maximum 30° in september in Benin and at least around 24° degrees. In september there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 46 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Benin.

Climate Benin october

On average, it is maximum 31° in october in Benin and at least around 25° degrees. In october there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 22 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Benin.

Climate Benin november

On average, it is maximum 32° in november in Benin and at least around 25° degrees. In november there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 14 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Benin.

Climate Benin december

On average, it is maximum 34° in december in Benin and at least around 24° degrees. In december there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Benin.

14 day weather forecast Benin

The weather for Porto-Novo in Benin will be 31° till 30° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Benin is based on the weather in Porto-Novo.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
We
23 Sep
Bewolkt 29°C 25°C 0.9 mm 25% 4m/s 4
Th
24 Sep
Bewolkt 31°C 25°C 0.6 mm 15% 4m/s 7
Fr
25 Sep
Bewolkt 31°C 25°C 0.5 mm 15% 3m/s 4
Sa
26 Sep
Onweer met zware regen 29°C 24°C 19 mm 85% 3m/s 4
Su
27 Sep
Onweer met zware regen 26°C 24°C 27 mm 90% 4m/s 4
Mo
28 Sep
Bewolkt 30°C 24°C 1.6 mm 35% 3m/s 7
Tu
29 Sep
Bewolkt 29°C 24°C 0.5 mm 15% 4m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
We
30 Sep
Onweer met regen 26°C 24°C 6.0 mm 65% 3m/s 4
Th
1 Oct
Bewolkt 30°C 24°C 3.8 mm 55% 4m/s 4
Fr
2 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 32°C 24°C 0.8 mm 20% 4m/s 8
Sa
3 Oct
Regen 27°C 23°C 13 mm 80% 3m/s 1
Su
4 Oct
Bewolkt 31°C 23°C 0.7 mm 20% 2m/s 1
Mo
5 Oct
Bewolkt 30°C 24°C 1.5 mm 35% 3m/s 1
Tu
6 Oct
Lichte regen 30°C 24°C 8.8 mm 75% 4m/s 1

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Flight tickets to Benin

Benin has 1 airport which you can fly to:

  • Cadjehoun Airport
    Cotonou

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About Benin

Benin is in the continental part Africa and the capital is Porto-Novo. The total surface is 112.620 km² with 121 km of coastline and the population consists of 11.002.578 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 29x smaller than India. If you want to call Benin you have to use +229 or 00229 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2295012457809 or 002295012457809.

Benin is in a straight line at 8.044 km distance from New Delhi. From Indira Gandhi the flight time is about 11 hours5.

Currency Benin

In Benin the CFA franc BCEAO is used to pay.

Exchange rate CFA franc BCEAO (XOF) 23 september 2020

1 CFA franc BCEAO = 0,13 Indian rupee
100 CFA franc BCEAO = 13,09 Indian rupee

1 Indian rupee = 7,64 CFA franc BCEAO
100 Indian rupee = 763,80 CFA franc BCEAO

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Time difference Benin

In Benin it is now 17:58 o’clock in the afternoon on wednesday 23 september 2020. That is 4,5 hour earlier than in India. The time zone of Benin is Africa/Porto-Novo and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Vaccinations Benin

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera
  • Gele koorts

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Benin.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)