Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Bari, reaching up to 1.6. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.
Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Bari.
The UV index in Bari generally ranges from low to very high, with an average of 4 to 8 (scale from 0 to 11+). This means that even on cloudy days, it is important to protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays by wearing sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses.
Bari experiences four distinct seasons throughout the year. Summer, from June to August, is hot and dry with temperatures averaging around 28-32 °C (82-90 °F). Autumn, from September to November, is mild with temperatures ranging from 18-24 °C (64-75 °F). Winter, from December to February, is cool and wet with temperatures around 8-13 °C (46-55 °F). Spring, from March to May, is mild and gradually warms up, with temperatures averaging 15-20 °C (59-68 °F).
Compared to other cities in the Apulia region, Bari enjoys more sun exposure due to its location on the Adriatic coast. However, it also experiences greater humidity, especially during the summer months. The region as a whole has a Mediterranean climate, characterized by hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. It is advisable to be prepared for sudden weather changes, such as thunderstorms during the warmest months.
The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Bari. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.