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UV Index in Barcelona

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Today's UV index in Barcelona, Spain Spain will be up to 7.7, indicating a high 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

With Barcelona's UV index reaching 7.7, protect your skin from harm by staying in shade, wearing protective clothing, and applying SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV rays are strongest.

Barcelona's UV Index

The UV index in Barcelona is high, especially in the summer months. It can reach extreme levels, so it's important to be aware of this if you're planning outdoor activities.

Weather Seasons

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Barcelona has a Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. Spring and autumn are typically warm and sunny. The city experiences a lot of sunshine throughout the year.

Barcelona's Climate

Compared to its region, Barcelona is relatively mild in the winter and hot in the summer. Nearby countries like France and Switzerland have more extreme temperature ranges, both in the summer and winter. Barcelona's weather is generally more stable and predictable.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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