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UV Index in Adelaide

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Today's UV index in Adelaide, Australia Australia will be up to 5.2, indicating a moderate 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 reaching up to 5.2 in Adelaide, stay shaded during midday when the sun is strongest; wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, UV-blocking sunglasses; apply SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days; and be cautious of heightened UV on bright surfaces.

Adelaide's UV Index

The UV index in Adelaide can reach extreme levels, particularly during summer months. It's important to be aware of the UV index and protect yourself accordingly.

Weather Seasons

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Adelaide experiences four distinct seasons, with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. Spring and autumn are pleasant and provide a welcome break from the extremes of summer and winter.

Adelaide's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Adelaide has a Mediterranean climate, with hotter summers and cooler winters than many other parts of Australia. Surrounding countries like Indonesia and Malaysia have a tropical climate, with high temperatures and humidity year-round.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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