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UV Index in Abu Dhabi

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Today's UV index in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates will be up to 9.1, indicating a very high level of sun exposure for the average person. Check the annual sun radiation in the city and our tips for today to make sure you're safe in the sun.


Today's tips

With a UV index of 9.1 in Abu Dhabi, it's crucial to safeguard your skin from harmful UV rays. Protect yourself by minimizing sun exposure, wearing protective clothing, and applying SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours.

Abu Dhabi's UV Index

The UV index in Abu Dhabi is consistently high due to its location near the equator and low latitude. It can reach extreme levels during the summer months, posing a significant risk for sunburn and skin damage.

Weather Seasons

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Abu Dhabi has two main seasons: a very hot and humid summer and a warm, less humid winter. Summer temperatures often exceed 40°C (104°F), while winter temperatures rarely drop below 15°C (59°F). Rainfall is minimal and occurs mainly in the winter months.

Abu Dhabi's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Abu Dhabi's climate is typical of the Arabian Peninsula. However, its coastal location and the Persian Gulf’s moderating effect result in slightly more pleasant winter temperatures than some inland cities in the UAE and Saudi Arabia.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart below displays the average Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each month of the last year in Abu Dhabi. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.


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