Benin - General information
RegionWestern Africa
CapitalPorto-Novo
LanguageFrench, Fon
CurrencyCFA Franc BCEAO
Population10,323,000
Phone code+229
Coordinates of Benin
Time ZoneAfrica/Porto-Novo
GMT +1
DST +1
Latitude9.500000000
Longitude2.250000000
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

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C35363737363840393835343340
Average high°C29313232323434333230292831
Average temperature°C26272727272929292826252527
Average low°C22232222222425252423222223
Record low°C16161614151716182018171714
RainDays118211246912121179
FogDays2491311632223358
ThunderstormsDays1012621371215148794
Average precipitationMm.1531173313926671081562191561271183
Relative humidity%82797165616367737781838374
Relative humidity morning%93938980747781879193939387
Relative humidity evening%72665448454752586571747460
Wind speedKm/h111099111213131211131211
Day LengthHours13121212121212131313131312
Dew point°C222321191820212323232222257
Growing degree-day°C4715175185265295275965645514924784726239
Solar radiation, globalMj/m216181919202121201917161519
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