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UV Index in Austin

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Today's UV index in Austin, United States United States will be up to 11.6, 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 11.6 in Austin 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.

Austin's UV Index

Austin, Texas, has a high UV index, particularly in the summer months. It can reach extreme levels, so it's important to be aware of the potential for strong UV radiation.

Weather Seasons

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Austin experiences a humid subtropical climate, with hot summers and mild winters. Spring and autumn are transitional seasons, with temperatures and weather patterns gradually changing from hot to cool and vice versa.

Austin's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Austin is generally warmer and has a higher UV index than many other parts of the United States. However, it is cooler and has less extreme weather than areas in Mexico at similar latitudes.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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