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UV Index in Abuja

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Today's UV index in Abuja, Nigeria Nigeria will be up to 11.8, indicating a extreme 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

UV index at 11.8 in Abuja means extreme risk; limit outdoor time from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., use shade, protective clothing, SPF 30+ sunscreen, and sunglasses; watch for bright surfaces like water and snow increasing UV exposure.

Abuja's UV Index

The UV index in Abuja, Nigeria, typically ranges from low to very high, with values reaching their peak during the dry season, which lasts from November to March.

Weather Seasons

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Abuja has two main seasons: a wet season, which runs from April to October, and a dry season, which lasts from November to March. The city generally experiences hotter temperatures during the dry season and more rainfall during the wet season.

Abuja's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Abuja's weather is relatively consistent due to its location in the center of the country, away from the moderating influence of the ocean. In contrast, coastal cities like Lagos in Nigeria and Accra in Ghana generally experience more moderate temperatures and higher humidity levels.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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