Porto-Novo, Benin: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Porto-Novo, Benin? If you're planning to go to Porto-Novo, 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 Porto-Novo, Benin

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

Important essentials for Porto-Novo, Benin

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • 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).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Porto-Novo, Benin by month

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January

If you are traveling to Porto-Novo 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Ethnographical Museum of Porto Novo, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Ethnographical Museum of Porto Novo, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March for Porto-Novo is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Ethnographical Museum of Porto Novo, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Ethnographical Museum of Porto Novo, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Ethnographical Museum of Porto Novo, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you go to Porto-Novo in June, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Ethnographical Museum of Porto Novo, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

Traveling to Porto-Novo in July, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Ethnographical Museum of Porto Novo, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you go to Porto-Novo in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Ethnographical Museum of Porto Novo, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Ethnographical Museum of Porto Novo, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

Traveling to Porto-Novo in October, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Ethnographical Museum of Porto Novo, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Ethnographical Museum of Porto Novo, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you go to Porto-Novo 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Ethnographical Museum of Porto Novo, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Porto-Novo, Benin

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

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