Local time in Benin
The time in Benin is 1 hour ahead of UTC and 1 hour behind 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||1 hour behind 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.