Benin weather

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Benin. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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The weather guide for Benin shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by MeteoBlue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Compare Benin weather with the USA

Below the Benin weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Benin (Porto-Novo) and the USA (Washington).

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Benin weather overview

The limited coastline of Benin, which borders the Gulf of Guinea, tends to be drier for most of the year than inland regions, partly because of cold sea currents. Temperatures vary from north to south. Northern districts enjoy very sunny, hot winters and cooler, very wet summers, while the south has two rainy and two dry seasons.

Hot, arid conditions predominate from November to February and again during August, while the rains come from March to July and September to October.

What to pack for Benin weather

Light clothing is appropriate, backed up with rainwear during the rainy seasons and warmer wear for chilly winter evenings.

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