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In Benin, there is only one time zone in use: West Africa Time, WAT (UTC+01). Time in Benin does not change because it does not observe Daylight Saving Time.
For comparing the current time in Benin and United Kingdom or any other country combination, visit time comparison. For an introduction to UTC and world time, read UTC by country. Time changes in Benin are shown below by city, state or region.
|Regions||Standard Time||Daylight Saving Time|
|Time zone||2016||2017||2018||Time zone||2016||2017||2018|
West Africa TimeWAT (UTC+01)
|UTC+01 all year long||No Daylight Saving Time|
The information in this page comes from data published in the Time Zone Database managed by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).
|Year||Time zone Abbreviation||UTC Offset||Time zone Name||Daylight Saving Time||Begins (local time)|
|1919||WAT||UTC+01||West Africa Time||no||Monday, September 1 1919, 12:00 AM|
|1901||LMT||UTC+00:13:36||no||Friday, December 13 1901, 08:59 PM|