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Usual weather in Benin

Do you need to know, when is the best time to go to Benin? Then you should take a look here, what weather you can expect there during the year.

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What weather to expect in Benin

The climate of Benin is tropical, hot, humid in south and semiarid in north. Benin has two rainy and two dry seasons, the rainy seasons from April to July and from September to November. The dry seasons are from December to April and from July to September. You can expect high temperatures and humidity along the coast.

When speaking about the usual weather in this state, the information is relevant for example for these popular places: Abomey, Aguegue, Avrankou, Cotonou, Dangbo, Djougou, Gogounou, Grand Popo, Kétou, Malanville, Natitingou, Northern Benin, Ouidah, Parakou, Pendjari National Park, Porto Novo, Southern Benin, Tanguiéta.

Let's look now what weather you can expect in the area around the capital and in many other cities. The warmest month here is #x# - Overview:, the average temperature is -3200 ℃ (-5728 ℉). The coldest month here is #x# - Overview:, the average temperature is 3200 ℃ (5792 ℉). The most rainy month here is June, the average number of rainy days is 11. The least rainy month here is January, the average number of rainy days is 1.

When travelling to some places in Benin, always consider the altitude of the the place as well. The highest point here is Mont Sokbaro (658 m) and the lowest point is Atlantic Ocean (0 m). So there are not big differences in altitudes in this country. But the altitude affects the weather even so. Keep in mind, that the temperature usually decreases by 1.2 - 1.9 ℃ (2.2 - 3.5 ℉) per 200 m (656 ft), depending on the other conditions. (And we should add, that in the very special condition named thermal inversion even the temperature may be higher in higher altitudes.)

Please, keep in mind, that this is not a weather forecast, but the information about the usual weather (average). This should help you to decide, when is the best time to go to Benin. Read more details about the typical weather there in all individual months below:

January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December


January

Typical (usual) weather in Benin in January is this: When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:45 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:47 and at the end of the month 11:50.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

February

Typical (usual) weather in Benin in February is this: When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:50 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:54 and at the end of the month 11:59.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

March

Typical (usual) weather in Benin in March is this: When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:59 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:05 and at the end of the month 12:10.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

April

Typical (usual) weather in Benin in April is this: When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:10 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:15 and at the end of the month 12:20.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

May

Typical (usual) weather in Benin in May is this: When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:20 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:24 and at the end of the month 12:28.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

June

Typical (usual) weather in Benin in June is this: When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:28 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:29 and at the end of the month 12:29.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

July

Typical (usual) weather in Benin in July is this: When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:29 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:27 and at the end of the month 12:24.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

August

Typical (usual) weather in Benin in August is this: When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:24 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:20 and at the end of the month 12:15.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

September

Typical (usual) weather in Benin in September is this: When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:15 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:10 and at the end of the month 12:05.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

October

Typical (usual) weather in Benin in October is this: When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:05 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:59 and at the end of the month 11:55.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

November

Typical (usual) weather in Benin in November is this: When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:55 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:50 and at the end of the month 11:47.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

December

Typical (usual) weather in Benin in December is this: When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:47 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:45 and at the end of the month 11:44.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes.

Below are average values, so you can consider them typical weather in Benin in these places. The sign '-' means we don't have enough data for this item.

Cotonoutemperature: - highest temperature: 34.5 ℃ (94.1 ℉)lowest temperature: 28.1 ℃ (82.58 ℉)rainfall: 18.7mmrainy days: 2
Bohicontemperature: - highest temperature: 38.4 ℃ (101.12 ℉)lowest temperature: 16.6 ℃ (61.88 ℉)rainfall: 13.4mmrainy days: 1
Kanditemperature: - highest temperature: 39.4 ℃ (102.92 ℉)lowest temperature: 11.7 ℃ (53.06 ℉)rainfall: 0mmrainy days: 0
Keroutemperature: - highest temperature: 42.5 ℃ (108.5 ℉)lowest temperature: 5.8 ℃ (42.44 ℉)rainfall: 0mmrainy days: 2.9
Natitingoutemperature: - highest temperature: 38.9 ℃ (102.02 ℉)lowest temperature: 14.5 ℃ (58.1 ℉)rainfall: 0.4mmrainy days: 0
Ouidahtemperature: - highest temperature: 38.9 ℃ (102.02 ℉)lowest temperature: 20.3 ℃ (68.54 ℉)rainfall: 8.6mmrainy days: 1
Parakoutemperature: - highest temperature: 39.4 ℃ (102.92 ℉)lowest temperature: 14.9 ℃ (58.82 ℉)rainfall: 2.4mmrainy days: 0
Porgatemperature: - highest temperature: - lowest temperature: - rainfall: 0.6mmrainy days: 0
Porto Novotemperature: - highest temperature: - lowest temperature: - rainfall: 6.3mmrainy days: 1
Savetemperature: - highest temperature: 39.1 ℃ (102.38 ℉)lowest temperature: 13.2 ℃ (55.76 ℉)rainfall: 3.7mmrainy days: 1




When you read about the number of mm of rainfall, you should know this: Light rain is when the precipitation rate is less than 2.5 mm (0.1 in) per hour. For moderate rain this number is between 2.5 mm and 10 mm (0.4 in), for heavy rain it is 10 mm - 50 mm (2.0 in). Violent rain has this number higher than 50 mm per hour.


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