Local time in Benin
The time in Benin is 1 hour ahead of UTC and the same as in Amsterdam. The timezone in Benin is West Africa Time (WAT). Benin is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST).
Details for the time in Benin
|Time zone||West Africa Time (WAT)|
|IANA time zone||Africa/Porto-Novo|
|Your time difference||same time as Amsterdam|
|UTC time difference||UTC+1
1 hour ahead of UTC
Benin Daylight Saving Time (DST)
Benin is not using Daylight Saving Time.
Benin uses West Africa Time WAT. WAT is UTC + 0100. Benin's latitude and longitude is 9° 30' N and 2° 15' E. Therefore an one hour offset to UTC is not surprising. The country is very close to the equator, as a result there is no daylight savings time in Benin.