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UV Index in Baghdad, IQ

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Today's UV index in Baghdad, Iraq Iraq will be up to 3, indicating moderate risk of harm from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Check our tips for today to make sure you're safe in the sun.


Today's tips

With a UV index reaching up to 3 in Baghdad, 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.

Baghdad Weather

Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Baghdad.

UV Index in Baghdad

The UV index in Baghdad, Iraq can get quite high, especially during the summer months when it reaches levels of 10 or higher. This means that the sun's rays are very intense and can cause sunburn and skin damage within a short period of time. It is important to wear sunscreen, protective clothing, and seek shade during peak hours to reduce the risk of sunburn and other harmful effects.

Weather Seasons

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Baghdad experiences two main weather seasons: a hot and dry summer, and a mild and relatively wet winter. Summer temperatures can soar above 40 °C (104 °F), with little to no rainfall. Winter temperatures range from 10 to 15 °C (50 to 59 °F), and occasional rain showers occur. Spring and autumn are transitional seasons with moderate temperatures and occasional rainfall.

Baghdad's Climate

Compared to most parts of Iraq, Baghdad has a slightly more moderate climate due to its proximity to the Tigris River. However, it still experiences high sun exposure throughout the year. It is important to take precautions to protect the skin and stay hydrated, as the intensity of the sun can be significantly higher compared to other regions in Iraq.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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