Current time in Benin


11:20 a.m.
Dec. 1, 2022

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

Current time
11:20 a.m.
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.

Important cities in Benin

The current time in some important cities in Benin is shown below.

Time in Benin