Abomey, Benin: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Abomey, Benin? If you're planning to go to Abomey, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Abomey, Benin

Based on the climate and weather in Abomey, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

Important essentials for Abomey, Benin

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Abomey, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

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  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Abomey, Benin by month

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January

January here can be sweltering, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Musée Historique d'Abomey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you go to Abomey in February, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Musée Historique d'Abomey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you go to Abomey in March, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Musée Historique d'Abomey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April here is really hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Musée Historique d'Abomey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you vacation in Abomey during May, you are likely to notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Musée Historique d'Abomey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Abomey is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Musée Historique d'Abomey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

In July, Abomey is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and regularly jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Abomey, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Musée Historique d'Abomey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

In August, Abomey is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Abomey, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Musée Historique d'Abomey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Abomey is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Musée Historique d'Abomey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Abomey can be very hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Musée Historique d'Abomey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you vacation in Abomey during November, you are likely to notice that it can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Musée Historique d'Abomey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Abomey can be sweltering, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Musée Historique d'Abomey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Abomey, Benin

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Abomey.

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