Benin
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Best time to visit Benin

To go to Benin, the best time to visit is May through November. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Benin, January is the warmest month with 34°C and the most cold month is 29°C in July.

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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather by month in Benin, the monthly temperatures or when the precipitation is the highest. Average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate 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

Weather data from: Porto-Novo




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Benin weather

The weather for Benin over the next 14 days will be 22°C till 29° with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

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

5-day weather forecast Benin

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Friday
12 august
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25°C
21°C
33.5 mm
90%
3 Bft
SW
5
Saturday
13 august
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27°C
20°C
16.4 mm
85%
3 Bft
SW
7
Sunday
14 august
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24°C
21°C
9.8 mm
75%
3 Bft
WSW
4
Monday
15 august
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22°C
20°C
1.6 mm
35%
3 Bft
SSW
4
Tuesday
16 august
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24°C
20°C
4.3 mm
60%
3 Bft
SSW
11

View the 14 day weather forecast for Benin


Climate Benin

Benin has a tropical savanna climate. 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.

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

Weather data from: Porto-Novo

Benin weather by month

What is the average Benin weather like in a given month? 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 7,657 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Porto-Novo).

How long is the flight to Benin?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Benin is approximately 9 h. 50 min.

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What are the largest airports in Benin?

These are the largest airports in Benin:

  • Cadjehoun Airport in Cotonou

How many inhabitants does Benin have?

Benin has 11,002,578 inhabitants.

How big is Benin?

The surface area of Benin is 112,620 km². It is 7x smaller than Pakistan.

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 for payment.

Exchange rates on 12 August 2022

  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 3.46 CFA franc BCEAO
  • 1 CFA franc BCEAO = 0.29 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 345.67 CFA franc BCEAO
  • 100 CFA franc BCEAO = 28.93 Pakistani rupee

What is the area code of Benin?

The area code to call Benin is +229.