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UV Index in Bangkok

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Today's UV index in Bangkok, Thailand Thailand will be up to 12.2, 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 12.2 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's UV Index

The UV index in Bangkok, Thailand, is consistently high due to its proximity to the equator. On average, the UV index ranges from 9-12, which is considered very high and can lead to sunburn and skin damage.

Weather Seasons

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Bangkok has two main seasons: the dry season from November to April and the wet season from May to October. During the dry season, temperatures can reach up to 35°C, while the wet season sees frequent rain showers and average temperatures of 28-30°C.

Bangkok's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Bangkok's weather is consistently hot and humid throughout the year. In contrast, northern Thailand experiences a cooler, dry season due to its higher elevation, while countries like Vietnam and Malaysia have more diverse weather patterns influenced by their geography and monsoon seasons.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart below displays the average Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each month 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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