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

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Traveling to Parakou, Benin? If you're planning to go to Parakou, 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 Parakou, Benin

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

Important essentials for Parakou, Benin

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • 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 COVID protection you can have.

General health necessities

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

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January

January here is extremely hot, extremely hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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February

February for Parakou is sizzling, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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March

If you vacation in Parakou during March, you will probably see that it can be blisteringly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally around 30 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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April

If you visit Parakou during April, you may notice that it is blindingly hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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May

If you visit Parakou during May, you will probably find that it can be very 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 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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June

If you visit Parakou during June, you will probably find that it is really hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 regularly.

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July

If you go to Parakou in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

If you vacation in Parakou during August, you will probably notice that it is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

September in Parakou is hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

If you visit Parakou during October, you may notice that it can be very hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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November

November for Parakou 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.

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December

December here is really hot, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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