Best time to go to, climate and weather Benin

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Benin

Best time to visit and weather Benin

Best time to visit and weather Benin

The best time to go to Benin is from january until may and august until december, in which you have a warm or hot temperature and barely till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Benin is 35° in january and the lowest is 29° in august.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Benin or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Benin
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 35° 20 mm
Feb 34° 40 mm
Mar 34° 44 mm
Apr 34° 40 mm
May 33° 91 mm
Jun 31° 154 mm
Jul 30° 142 mm
Aug 29° 86 mm
Sep 30° 95 mm
Oct 32° 55 mm
Nov 33° 26 mm
Dec 35° 18 mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Benin? Go to the full climate information about Benin


Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Benin indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Benin.

Best warm months
  General Sunproof Warm
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Holiday Benin

Holiday Benin

Hotels and apartments in Benin

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Climate Benin

Climate Benin

In Benin there are 3 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical monsoon climate, tropical wet and dry or savanna climate and hot semi-arid climate. The average annual temperature for Benin is 32° degrees and there is 812 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 82 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 7.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Porto-Novo in Benin per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 35° 25° 20 mm 10 21 2 7
Feb 34° 27° 40 mm 17 11 3 7
Mar 34° 28° 44 mm 19 12 3 7
Apr 34° 28° 40 mm 13 17 3 8
May 33° 28° 91 mm 19 12 3 7
Jun 31° 26° 154 mm 26 4 3 6
Jul 30° 25° 142 mm 28 3 3 6
Aug 29° 24° 86 mm 27 4 3 6
Sep 30° 25° 95 mm 26 4 3 6
Oct 32° 26° 55 mm 19 12 2 7
Nov 33° 27° 26 mm 17 13 2 7
Dec 35° 26° 18 mm 11 20 2 8

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 35° in january in Benin and at least around 25° degrees. In january there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Benin.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 34° in february in Benin and at least around 27° degrees. In february there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Benin.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 34° in march in Benin and at least around 28° degrees. In march there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 44 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Benin.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 34° in april in Benin and at least around 28° degrees. In april there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Benin.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 33° in may in Benin and at least around 28° degrees. In may there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 91 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Benin.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 31° in june in Benin and at least around 26° degrees. In june there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 154 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Benin.

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 30° in july in Benin and at least around 25° degrees. In july there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 142 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Benin.

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 29° in august in Benin and at least around 24° degrees. In august there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 86 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Benin.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 30° in september in Benin and at least around 25° degrees. In september there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 95 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Benin.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 32° in october in Benin and at least around 26° degrees. In october there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 55 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Benin.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 33° in november in Benin and at least around 27° degrees. In november there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 26 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Benin.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 35° in december in Benin and at least around 26° degrees. In december there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Benin.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

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Weather statistics Benin

Weather statistics Benin

View all weather statistics from Benin per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Benin and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Benin

14 day weather forecast Benin

The weather for Porto-Novo in Benin will be 34° till 37° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or a quite a few rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Su16 Dec Mo17 Dec Tu18 Dec We19 Dec Th20 Dec Fr21 Dec Sa22 Dec
  Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Light doucheregen Light doucheregen
Max (°C) 34° 33° 34° 33° 33° 33° 33°
Min (°C) 27° 26° 26° 26° 26° 26° 26°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 15% 30% 30% 30% 35% 50% 45%
Rainfall (mm) 0.1mm 2.8mm 2.6mm 2.8mm 3.4mm 5.5mm 5.3mm
UV-index
UV-index 9 6 7 8 8 9 7
Weather forecast next week
  Su23 Dec Mo24 Dec Tu25 Dec We26 Dec Th27 Dec Fr28 Dec Sa29 Dec
  Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking
Max (°C) 34° 34° 36° 38° 36° 37° 37°
Min (°C) 25° 26° 25° 24° 25° 24° 25°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 25% 20% 0% 0% 0% 0% 15%
Rainfall (mm) 1.9mm 1.5mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0.2mm
UV-index
UV-index 9 9 7 7 8 8 6
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About Benin

About Benin

Benin is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Porto-Novo. It is 112.620 km² with 121 km of coastline and has a population of 11.002.578. In terms of area, the country is 2,5x as small as United Kingdom. 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 5.011 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 6 hour and 55 min.

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Time difference Benin

Time difference Benin

In Benin it is now 20:31 hour in the evening on sunday 16 december 2018. That is 1 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Benin is Africa/Porto-Novo and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

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Vaccinations Benin

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)
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Reisadvies

Reisadvies Benin

Reisadvies voor Benin

Bron: Nederlandwereldwijd.nl - Rijksoverheid

Dit reisadvies is opnieuw beoordeeld. Er is geen reden voor inhoudelijke aanpassingen.

Bekijk het actuele reisadvies voor Benin op de site van de Rijksoverheid.

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Currency Benin

Currency Benin

In Benin the West-Afrikaanse CFA-frank is used to pay.

Exchange rate West-Afrikaanse CFA-frank op 16 december 2018

1 West-Afrikaanse CFA-frank = € 0,00 euro
100 West-Afrikaanse CFA-frank = € 0,15 euro

1 euro = 659,97 West-Afrikaanse CFA-frank
100 euro = 65.996,75 West-Afrikaanse CFA-frank

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It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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