Benin - General information
region region
Capital Porto-Novo
Language French, Fon
Currency CFA Franc BCEAO
Population 10,323,000
Phone code +229
Coordinates of Benin
Time Zone Africa/Porto-Novo
GMT +1
DST +1
Latitude 9.500000000
Longitude 2.250000000
Elevation (STRM3) 334 m.

List of largest cities in Benin

 
Cotonou Cotonou
Cotonou Littoral
780,000
Abomey-Calavi Abomey-Calavi
Abomey-Calavi Atlantique
385,755
Djougou Djougou
Djougou Donga
237,040
Porto-Novo Porto-Novo
Porto-Novo Ouémé
234,168
Parakou Parakou
Parakou Borgou
163,753
Bohicon Bohicon
Bohicon Zou
125,092

Weather, climate, temperature by months in Benin

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 35 36 37 37 36 38 40 39 38 35 34 33 40
Average high °C 29 31 32 32 32 34 34 33 32 30 29 28 31
Average temperature °C 26 27 27 27 27 29 29 29 28 26 25 25 27
Average low °C 22 23 22 22 22 24 25 25 24 23 22 22 23
Record low °C 16 16 16 14 15 17 16 18 20 18 17 17 14
Rain Days 11 8 2 1 1 2 4 6 9 12 12 11 79
Fog Days 2 4 9 13 11 6 3 2 2 2 3 3 58
Thunderstorms Days 10 12 6 2 1 3 7 12 15 14 8 7 94
Average precipitation Mm. 153 117 33 13 9 26 67 108 156 219 156 127 1183
Relative humidity % 82 79 71 65 61 63 67 73 77 81 83 83 74
Relative humidity morning % 93 93 89 80 74 77 81 87 91 93 93 93 87
Relative humidity evening % 72 66 54 48 45 47 52 58 65 71 74 74 60
Wind speed Km/h 11 10 9 9 11 12 13 13 12 11 13 12 11
Day Length Hours 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 12
Dew point °C 22 23 21 19 18 20 21 23 23 23 22 22 257
Growing degree-day °C 471 517 518 526 529 527 596 564 551 492 478 472 6239
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 16 18 19 19 20 21 21 20 19 17 16 15 19
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