Benin

Best time to go to, climate and weather Benin

Best time to go to Benin

Best time to go to Benin

The best time to go to Benin is from january until may and july until december, in which you have a warm or hot temperature and barely till mediocre 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.

Best time to visit and climate Benin

Climate data from: Porto-Novo
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
35° 34° 34° 34° 33° 31° 30° 29° 30° 32° 33° 35°
MM
rain
20 mm 40 mm 44 mm 40 mm 91 mm 154 mm 142 mm 86 mm 95 mm 55 mm 26 mm 18 mm
Holiday Benin

Holiday Benin

Hotels and apartments in Benin

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Climate Benin

Climate Benin

Climate Benin per Month
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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.

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

Climate Benin 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.

Climate Benin 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.

Climate Benin 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.

Climate Benin 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.

Climate Benin 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.

Climate Benin 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.

Climate Benin 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.

Climate Benin 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.

Climate Benin 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.

Climate Benin 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.

Climate Benin 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.

Climate Benin 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.

14 day weather forecast Benin

14 day weather forecast Benin

The weather for Porto-Novo in Benin will be 35° till 36° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or a quite a few rain.

Weather forecast this week
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Fr
19 Apr
Sa
20 Apr
Su
21 Apr
Mo
22 Apr
Tu
23 Apr
We
24 Apr
Th
25 Apr
  Bewolkt Broken wolken Bewolkt Bewolkt Onweer met regen Onweer met regen Bewolkt
Max (°C) 35° 35° 37° 35° 35° 34° 35°
Min (°C) 28° 28° 28° 27° 27° 27° 28°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0
mm
0.1
mm
3.8
mm
8.6
mm
7.0
mm
1.4
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 15% 45% 65% 60% 20%
UV-index
UV-index 4 8 4 4 4 4 4

Weather forecast next week
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Fr
26 Apr
Sa
27 Apr
Su
28 Apr
Mo
29 Apr
Tu
30 Apr
We
1 May
Th
2 May
  Onweer met regen Bewolkt Bewolkt Broken wolken Bewolkt Broken wolken Broken wolken
Max (°C) 34° 34° 35° 36° 36° 35° 36°
Min (°C) 27° 28° 29° 28° 27° 27° 27°
Rainfall (mm) 8.6
mm
0
mm
0.1
mm
1.8
mm
0.5
mm
0.1
mm
2.5
mm
Rainfall (%) 65% 0% 15% 25% 10% 15% 35%
UV-index
UV-index 4 4 4 5 4 8 6
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.

Time difference Benin

Time difference Benin

In Benin it is now 21:21 hour in the evening on friday 19 april 2019. That is 1 hour earlier than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Benin is Africa/Porto-Novo and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Currency Benin

Currency Benin

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

Exchange rate West-Afrikaanse CFA-frank op 19 april 2019

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

Install exchange rate app

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.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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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
  • RabiĆ«s
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)