When is the best time to go to Benin?

When is the best time to go to Benin? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Benin, the weather is at least tolerable in January, February, March, May, June, July, September, October, November and December
  • The best month to go to Cotonou regarding the weather is October
  • On average, the warmest months in Cotonou are January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months in this city are June and July
  • Tchaourou is the city with the best climate, with good weather 7 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Cotonou are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, October, November and December

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Benin for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month
January 90°F to 95°F
9%
February 88°F to 95°F
20%
March 88°F to 94°F
28%
April 88°F to 95°F
32%
May 86°F to 94°F
50%
June 85°F to 90°F
65%
July 81°F to 85°F
78%
August 79°F to 83°F
76%
September 81°F to 85°F
80%
October 83°F to 88°F
56%
November 85°F to 88°F
19%
December 86°F to 90°F
8%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Benin by cities

Cotonou

Best time to go to Cotonou

The best time to visit Cotonou is october.

Bohicon

Best time to go to Bohicon

The best months to go to Bohicon are january and december.

Kandi

Best time to go to Kandi

The best months to go to Kandi are january, february, september, october, november and december.

Lokossa

Best time to go to Lokossa

The best months to go to Lokossa are january, may, october, november and december.

Natitingou

Best time to go to Natitingou

The best months to go to Natitingou are january, february, may, november and december.

Save

Best time to go to Save

The best months to go to Save are january and december.


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Temperatures and rainfall in Benin

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Benin and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Cotonou, Bohicon, Kandi, Lokossa and Natitingou, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

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Where to go in Benin?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Cotonou95°F94°F94°F94°F92°F90°F86°F85°F88°F90°F94°F95°F
Bohicon103°F101°F101°F99°F95°F92°F88°F86°F90°F92°F97°F99°F
Kandi99°F104°F108°F110°F106°F101°F94°F88°F92°F97°F101°F97°F
Lokossa99°F97°F97°F97°F95°F90°F86°F86°F90°F92°F95°F99°F
Natitingou101°F104°F106°F104°F101°F97°F90°F86°F90°F95°F101°F99°F
Save103°F101°F101°F99°F95°F92°F88°F86°F90°F92°F97°F99°F
Tchaourou101°F104°F106°F103°F97°F94°F88°F86°F88°F92°F97°F99°F

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Is this weather information for Benin reliable?

Climate data for Benin has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Benin allows us to determine the average for each month in Cotonou, Bohicon, Kandi, Lokossa, Natitingou, Save and Tchaourou.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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