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

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Traveling to Ouidah, Benin? If you're planning to go to Ouidah, here is 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 Ouidah, Benin

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

Important essentials for Ouidah, Benin

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Ouidah, Benin

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

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

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January

Traveling to Ouidah in January, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

If you are traveling to Ouidah in February, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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March

March in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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April

If you are traveling to Ouidah in April, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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May

May here is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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June

If you are traveling to Ouidah in June, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

If you are traveling to Ouidah in July, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

If you go to Ouidah in August, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

September for Ouidah is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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October

October here can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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November

Traveling to Ouidah in November, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

If you are traveling to Ouidah in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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