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Best time to visit Porto-Novo, Benin

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The best time to visit Porto-Novo is September-October

Are you looking for top-secret information about when to visit Porto-Novo? Look no further! September-October is the best time to go to Porto-Novo due to the excellent all-round climate conditions, and it’s not likely to be at its busiest as it’s not during the height of the peak travel season.

The very hottest temperatures in Porto-Novo get to around 36℃ (97℉) in the height of summer. The weather in the winter, especially around August, can reach a minimum of 23℃ (73℉).

The days are longest in Porto-Novo in December, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. The wet season in Porto-Novo usually falls during the months surrounding July each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Keep reading to learn more about the best times to go to Porto-Novo, including detailed weather information and tools to help you find and book great deals on your travel.

Warmest month

March

Least rainfall

December

Most daylight

December

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Porto-Novo seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Porto-Novo as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Porto-Novo is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Porto-Novo

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Porto-Novo for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Porto-Novo climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Porto-Novo for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Porto-Novo in January

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 5 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto-Novo in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Porto-Novo in February

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 7 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto-Novo in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Porto-Novo in March

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 8 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto-Novo in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Porto-Novo in April

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 15mm (1") over 8 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto-Novo in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Porto-Novo in May

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto-Novo in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Porto-Novo in June

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 96mm (4") over 19 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto-Novo in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Porto-Novo in July

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 96mm (4") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto-Novo in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Porto-Novo in August

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 39mm (2") over 19 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto-Novo in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Porto-Novo in September

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 64mm (3") over 19 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto-Novo in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Porto-Novo in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 45mm (2") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto-Novo in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Porto-Novo in November

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 8 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto-Novo in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Porto-Novo in December

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 5 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Porto-Novo in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Porto-Novo is usually March, where temperatures tend to rise to around 34℃ (93℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Porto-Novo is generally around December. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in December first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Porto-Novo is generally around July, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of July too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Porto-Novo, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in December are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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