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What is the overall climate: is it extremely hot or cold, wet or dry, at any time of year, for example?

Warm. Two rainy seasons. - Oct 10, 2015
30C/90F pretty much every day. - Jun 29, 2015
See above. It alternates between dry heat, sweltering heat, sticky humid heat, and monsoons. It's not as hot during dust season, but then there's all that dust. - Aug 23, 2014
Pretty consistent. Hot: don't bring your hoodies and gloves. Occasionally the heat can be almost unbearable, but for the most part, it's just an eternal 80F degree summer. The evenings are pleasant, especially if the wind picks up. The rainy seasons bring a nice reprieve. - Jul 26, 2013
It's 80 degrees pretty much year-round, with two rainy seasons that cool things down slightly. - May 21, 2013
Hot, humid, and dry. Hot, humid, and rainy. - Mar 2, 2013
Hot and wet or hot and dusty depending on the season. Even though Benin is 6 degrees north of the equator, November through March are the warmer months by a few degrees. While the daytime temperature rarely goes above the mid to high 90s(F), the humidity stays over 90%. - Dec 29, 2011