Climate of 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.
Climate averages for the whole year
- Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 29°C and 34°C
- Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 23°C and 27°C
- Rain: it rains 138 days and there is a total of approximately 319 mm rainfall
- Sun hours: throughout the year there are 2959 sun hours
|Maximum temperature:||between 29°C and 34°C|
|Warmest month:||34°C in January|
|Coldest month:||29°C in July|
|Night temperature:||between 23°C and 27°C|
|Dry days:||227 days|
|Days with rain:||138 days|
|Days with snow:||0 days|
|Total rain sum:||319 mm|
|Hours of sunshine:||2959 hours|
This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Benin.
This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Benin.
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Climate table of Benin
In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Benin. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Benin might be like in a given month.
|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|
|Days with rain||5||7||7||8||11||19||23||18||18||11||6||5|
|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|
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.
Climate of Benin by month
What is the average climate in a given month for Benin? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.
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