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UV Index in Basse-Terre

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Today's UV index in Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe Guadeloupe will be up to 12.3, 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 12.3 in Basse-Terre 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.

Basse-Terre's UV Index

The UV index in Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, is typically high due to its tropical location. It can reach extreme levels during peak sunlight hours, making sun protection essential for those who are sensitive to UV rays.

Weather Seasons

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Basse-Terre has two main seasons: a dry season from December to May and a wet season from June to November. The dry season is slightly cooler and less humid, while the wet season experiences regular rainfall and higher humidity levels.

Basse-Terre's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Basse-Terre's weather is relatively consistent with other Caribbean islands. However, its location in the southern part of Guadeloupe means it may experience slightly different weather patterns than other areas of the island or neighboring countries. The region is prone to tropical storms and hurricanes during the wet season, which can affect weather patterns.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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