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UV Index in Addis Ababa

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Today's UV index in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Ethiopia will be up to 12.7, 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 12.7 in Addis Ababa 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.

Addis Ababa's UV Index

The UV index in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, typically ranges from low to high, with levels peaking during the dry season, which lasts from October to February.

Weather Seasons

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Addis Ababa experiences two main seasons: a dry season, characterized by cool temperatures and clear skies, and a wet season, marked by heavy rainfall and mild temperatures.

Addis Ababa's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Addis Ababa has a relatively mild climate. Located in the highlands at an elevation of over 7,000 feet, the city enjoys a milder climate than many other cities in the Horn of Africa. However, temperatures can still fluctuate significantly between day and night.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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