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UV Index in Bangkok, TH

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Today's UV index in Bangkok, Thailand Thailand will be up to 12.7, indicating extreme 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

UV index at 12.7 in Bangkok 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.

Bangkok Weather

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

UV Index in Bangkok

The UV index in Bangkok can reach very high levels, particularly during the hot season. On a scale of 1 to 11+, the UV index often exceeds 10, indicating extreme risk of skin damage from the sun. It is crucial to protect yourself by wearing sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat when outdoors.

Weather Seasons

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Bangkok experiences three distinct weather seasons. The hot season typically runs from March to June, with temperatures exceeding 35 °C (95 °F). The rainy season, from July to October, brings frequent showers and occasional heavy downpours. Finally, the cool season, occurring from November to February, offers more comfortable temperatures ranging from 25 °C to 30 °C (77 °F to 86 °F).

Bangkok's Climate

Compared to other cities in its region, Bangkok receives a significant amount of sun exposure. On average, it receives around 2,200 hours of sunshine per year. This makes it sunnier than many cities in Southeast Asia. Therefore, taking adequate sun protection measures is crucial to avoid the harmful effects of excessive sun exposure.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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