Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Abbotsford, reaching up to 0.7. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.
Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Abbotsford.
The UV index in Abbotsford, Canada varies throughout the year. In the summer months (June to August), the UV index can range from moderate to high. It is important to protect your skin by using sunscreen, wearing hats, and seeking shade during peak hours to prevent sunburn and potential long-term skin damage.
Abbotsford experiences four distinct seasons: spring, summer, fall, and winter. Spring (March to May) brings mild temperatures with occasional rain showers. Summer (June to August) is warm with temperatures reaching an average high of 24 °C (75 °F). Fall (September to November) is characterized by cooler temperatures and changing foliage. Winter (December to February) is colder with average highs of 5 °C (41 °F) and occasional snowfall.
Compared to its region, Abbotsford enjoys a moderate amount of sun exposure. The region experiences more sunny days than areas further west due to its location in a valley. However, it also gets more rainfall compared to the eastern parts of the province. It is advisable to check the weather forecast regularly and be prepared for sudden changes in weather conditions.
The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Abbotsford. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.