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 have 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Parakou, Benin

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Parakou.

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

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    January

    If you are traveling to Parakou in January, you will notice that it is really hot, extremely hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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    February

    If you are traveling to Parakou in February, you will notice that it is sizzling, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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    March

    March in this region is a scorcher, somewhat hazy and very dry. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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    April

    If you visit Parakou during April, you may see that it is unbearably 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

    May for Parakou can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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    June

    If you visit Parakou during June, you may see 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 about a third of the time.

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    July

    July for Parakou is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat 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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    August

    If you go to Parakou in August, you will notice that it is hot, 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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    September

    Traveling to Parakou in September, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and very 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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    October

    October for Parakou can be very hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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    November

    Traveling to Parakou in November, you will notice that it is extremely hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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    December

    If you go to Parakou in December, you will notice that it is constantly hot, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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