Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Aurora, reaching up to 2.3. 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 Aurora.
The UV index in Aurora indicates the strength of the sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation. During the summer months of June, July, and August, the UV index in Aurora can reach high levels, often exceeding 10 (very high) on a scale of 0 to 11+. It is important to protect your skin and eyes from harmful UV rays during this time by wearing sunscreen, sunglasses, and seeking shade when the sun's intensity is at its peak.
Aurora experiences four distinct seasons: spring, summer, fall, and winter. Spring (March, April, and May) brings mild temperatures ranging from 5 to 20 °C (41 to 68 °F) with occasional rain showers. Summer (June, July, and August) is warm and sometimes hot, with temperatures averaging between 20 to 32 °C (68 to 90 °F). Fall (September, October, and November) brings cooler temperatures ranging from 4 to 20 °C (39 to 68 °F), along with colorful foliage. Winter (December, January, and February) is cold, with temperatures dropping to -5 to 5 °C (23 to 41 °F), and snowfall is common.
Compared to its region, Aurora generally experiences slightly more extreme weather conditions and sun exposure. Situated in the eastern part of the United States, Aurora is susceptible to variations in weather patterns and temperature changes. It is important to stay informed about current weather conditions and adjust your sun protection measures accordingly, as the intensity of the sun's UV radiation can vary depending on the time of year and local conditions.
The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Aurora. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.