Current time in Benin

World  / Benin

2:16 p.m.
Feb. 26, 2020
8:16 p.m.
Feb. 26, 2020

Local time in Benin

The time in Benin is 1.0 hour ahead of UTC and 6.0 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Benin

Current time
8:16 p.m.
Timezone West Africa Time (WAT)
Olson timezone name Africa/Porto-Novo
Time difference 6.0 hours ahead of Ashburn
  1.0 hour ahead of UTC

More about the time in Benin

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.

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Map of Benin