Benin weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Benin

The best time to visit in 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 in Benin is 34°C in January and the lowest is 29°C in July.

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

Average weather Benin by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 34 33 34 34 32 30 29 29 30 31 32 34
Precipitation (mm) 9 15 11 13 25 59 64 35 46 22 14 6
Climate data from city: Porto-Novo

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14 day weather forecast Benin

The weather for in Benin will be 31° till 32° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

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

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 19 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
3.3 mm 50% 3 m/s 8
Wednesday 20 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
24°
17.2 mm 85% 3 m/s 3
Thursday 21 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
24°
8.5 mm 75% 2 m/s 6
Friday 22 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
24°
6.5 mm 70% 2 m/s 3
Saturday 23 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
23°
1.9 mm 40% 2 m/s 10
Sunday 24 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
25°
2.8 mm 50% 2 m/s 5
Monday 25 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
25°
0.6 mm 15% 3 m/s 8

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
26°
3.1 mm 50% 3 m/s 8
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
26°
9.2 mm 75% 3 m/s 3
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
25°
1.8 mm 35% 3 m/s 4
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
25°
1.1 mm 25% 2 m/s 1
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
25°
0.9 mm 25% 2 m/s 1
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
23°
8.2 mm 75% 2 m/s 0
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
24°
1.0 mm 25% 2 m/s 1

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 table of Benin

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 34 33 34 34 32 30 29 29 30 31 32 34
Night temp. (°C) 24 26 27 27 26 25 24 23 24 25 25 24
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 9 15 11 13 25 59 64 35 46 22 14 6
Days with rain 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
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 9 9 9 9 7 6 6 7 8 9 10
Wind force (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 data from city: Porto-Novo

Benin weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Benin? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Benin?

Benin lies in a straight line about 8,044 km from India (New Delhi → Porto-Novo).

How long is the flight to Benin?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Benin is approximately 11 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Benin?

These are the largest airports in Benin:

How many inhabitants are there in Benin?

Benin has approximately 11,002,578 inhabitants.

How big is Benin?

The area of Benin is around 112,620 km². It is 29x smaller than India.

What is the capital of Benin?

The capital of Benin is Porto-Novo.

What is the currency of Benin?

In Benin the CFA franc BCEAO (XOF) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 19 October 2021

  • 1 CFA franc BCEAO = 7.45 Indian rupee
  • 1 Indian rupee = 0.13 CFA franc BCEAO
  • 10 CFA franc BCEAO = 74.49 Indian rupee
  • 10 Indian rupee = 1.34 CFA franc BCEAO
  • 100 CFA franc BCEAO = 744.91 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 13.42 CFA franc BCEAO

What is the area code of Benin?

The area code to call Benin is +229.