Benin Climatic Classifications

CodeDescriptionGroupNumber of states/regionsStates/regions
AwTropical wet and dry or savannaTropical12 Alibori Atacora Atlantique Borgou Collines Couffo Donga Littoral Mono Ouémé Plateau Zou

Summary: Most regions (12) in Benin lie in the Tropical wet and dry or savanna climate zone (Köppen: Aw). The mean average of annual temperatures range from a high of 30.67°C (87.21°F) in Alibori to a low of 28.1°C (82.58°F) in Atlantique.

Climate Benin: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)37.26(99.07)38.41(101.14)41.22(106.2)41.78(107.2)39.67(103.41)36.98(98.56)32.96(91.33)30.59(87.06)32.05(89.69)36.0(96.8)37.24(99.03)36.05(96.89)41.78(107.2)
Average high °C (°F)35.43(95.77)36.39(97.5)36.73(98.11)36.28(97.3)34.37(93.87)31.98(89.56)29.56(85.21)28.83(83.89)29.71(85.48)31.97(89.55)34.14(93.45)34.63(94.33)33.34(92.01)
Daily mean °C (°F)29.45(85.01)30.82(87.48)31.8(89.24)31.81(89.26)30.54(86.97)28.49(83.28)26.61(79.9)25.95(78.71)26.62(79.92)28.24(82.83)29.7(85.46)29.44(84.99)29.12(84.42)
Average low °C (°F)21.49(70.68)23.37(74.07)25.12(77.22)25.84(78.51)25.39(77.7)23.88(74.98)22.74(72.93)22.24(72.03)22.75(72.95)23.41(74.14)23.56(74.41)22.23(72.01)23.5(74.3)
Record low °C (°F)17.38(63.28)20.02(68.04)23.48(74.26)24.94(76.89)24.25(75.65)22.87(73.17)21.76(71.17)21.38(70.48)21.81(71.26)22.31(72.16)21.88(71.38)18.53(65.35)17.38(63.28)
Average precipitation mm (inches)6.2(0.24)13.96(0.55)26.41(1.04)35.25(1.39)72.03(2.84)98.24(3.87)102.8(4.05)107.45(4.23)124.38(4.9)78.11(3.08)19.15(0.75)5.6(0.22)57.47(2.26)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)1.643.725.957.8812.2614.117.7217.2319.4512.785.631.8310.02
Average relative humidity (%)44.2749.9455.8661.0568.074.7180.6883.3383.1975.4860.4846.7265.31
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.0911.2211.311.3211.0510.469.729.329.6610.7311.2411.1310.69

Benin Climate Graph

Benin

Benin’s Cities by Temperature

Benin’s states/regions ranking by average yearly temperature:

Alibori
30.67°C | 87.21°F
Couffo
29.49°C | 85.08°F
Zou
29.49°C | 85.08°F
Plateau
29.49°C | 85.08°F
Atacora
29.3°C | 84.74°F
Collines
29.02°C | 84.24°F
Borgou
29.02°C | 84.24°F
Donga
29.02°C | 84.24°F
Mono
28.95°C | 84.11°F
Ouémé
28.7°C | 83.66°F
Littoral
28.21°C | 82.78°F
Atlantique
28.1°C | 82.58°F

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