Local time in Benin
The time in Benin is 1 hour ahead of UTC and 5 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.
Details for the time in Benin
|Timezone||West Africa Time (WAT)|
|Olson timezone name||Africa/Porto-Novo|
|Time difference||5 hours ahead of Ashburn|
|1 hour ahead of UTC|
Benin Daylight Saving time (DST)Benin does not observe daylight savings.
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.