Benin climate guide

Temperature in Benin (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
31°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Benin (Porto-Novo)31
32°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Benin (Porto-Novo)32
32°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Benin (Porto-Novo)32
32°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Benin (Porto-Novo)32
31°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Benin (Porto-Novo)31
29°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Benin (Porto-Novo)29
28°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Benin (Porto-Novo)28
28°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Benin (Porto-Novo)28
29°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Benin (Porto-Novo)29
30°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Benin (Porto-Novo)30
31°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Benin (Porto-Novo)31
31°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Benin (Porto-Novo)31
Min temperature (night-time)
23°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Benin (Porto-Novo)23
25°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Benin (Porto-Novo)25
25°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Benin (Porto-Novo)25
25°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Benin (Porto-Novo)25
24°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Benin (Porto-Novo)24
23°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Benin (Porto-Novo)23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Benin (Porto-Novo)23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Benin (Porto-Novo)23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Benin (Porto-Novo)23
24°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Benin (Porto-Novo)24
23°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Benin (Porto-Novo)23
24°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Benin (Porto-Novo)24

Sunshine & Daylight in Benin

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
12 hours of daylight per day in January in Benin (Porto-Novo)12
12 hours of daylight per day in February in Benin (Porto-Novo)12
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Benin (Porto-Novo)12
12 hours of daylight per day in April in Benin (Porto-Novo)12
12 hours of daylight per day in May in Benin (Porto-Novo)12
12 hours of daylight per day in June in Benin (Porto-Novo)12
12 hours of daylight per day in July in Benin (Porto-Novo)12
12 hours of daylight per day in August in Benin (Porto-Novo)12
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Benin (Porto-Novo)12
12 hours of daylight per day in October in Benin (Porto-Novo)12
12 hours of daylight per day in November in Benin (Porto-Novo)12
12 hours of daylight per day in December in Benin (Porto-Novo)12

Rainfall in Benin

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
1 day with some rainfall in January in Benin (Porto-Novo)1
3 days with some rainfall in February in Benin (Porto-Novo)3
6 days with some rainfall in March in Benin (Porto-Novo)6
10 days with some rainfall in April in Benin (Porto-Novo)10
13 days with some rainfall in May in Benin (Porto-Novo)13
18 days with some rainfall in June in Benin (Porto-Novo)18
12 days with some rainfall in July in Benin (Porto-Novo)12
9 days with some rainfall in August in Benin (Porto-Novo)9
11 days with some rainfall in September in Benin (Porto-Novo)11
11 days with some rainfall in October in Benin (Porto-Novo)11
5 days with some rainfall in November in Benin (Porto-Novo)5
2 days with some rainfall in December in Benin (Porto-Novo)2
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
19 mm monthly rainfall in January in Benin (Porto-Novo)19
40 mm monthly rainfall in February in Benin (Porto-Novo)40
76 mm monthly rainfall in March in Benin (Porto-Novo)76
127 mm monthly rainfall in April in Benin (Porto-Novo)127
195 mm monthly rainfall in May in Benin (Porto-Novo)195
334 mm monthly rainfall in June in Benin (Porto-Novo)334
148 mm monthly rainfall in July in Benin (Porto-Novo)148
71 mm monthly rainfall in August in Benin (Porto-Novo)71
142 mm monthly rainfall in September in Benin (Porto-Novo)142
146 mm monthly rainfall in October in Benin (Porto-Novo)146
57 mm monthly rainfall in November in Benin (Porto-Novo)57
21 mm monthly rainfall in December in Benin (Porto-Novo)21

More climate for Benin

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in January in Benin (Porto-Novo)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in February in Benin (Porto-Novo)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in March in Benin (Porto-Novo)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in April in Benin (Porto-Novo)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Benin (Porto-Novo)11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in June in Benin (Porto-Novo)11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in July in Benin (Porto-Novo)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in August in Benin (Porto-Novo)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in September in Benin (Porto-Novo)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in October in Benin (Porto-Novo)11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in November in Benin (Porto-Novo)11
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in December in Benin (Porto-Novo)10
Heat & Humidity
Very high heat & humidity in January in Benin (Porto-Novo)VH
Very high heat & humidity in February in Benin (Porto-Novo)VH
Very high heat & humidity in March in Benin (Porto-Novo)VH
Very high heat & humidity in April in Benin (Porto-Novo)VH
Very high heat & humidity in May in Benin (Porto-Novo)VH
High heat & humidity in June in Benin (Porto-Novo)H
High heat & humidity in July in Benin (Porto-Novo)H
High heat & humidity in August in Benin (Porto-Novo)H
High heat & humidity in September in Benin (Porto-Novo)H
High heat & humidity in October in Benin (Porto-Novo)H
Very high heat & humidity in November in Benin (Porto-Novo)VH
Very high heat & humidity in December in Benin (Porto-Novo)VH

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Benin, represented by Porto-Novo, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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