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UV Index in Basseterre, KN

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Today's UV index in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis will be up to 8, indicating very high 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

With a UV index of 8 in Basseterre, it's crucial to safeguard your skin from harmful UV rays. Protect yourself by minimizing sun exposure, wearing protective clothing, and applying SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours.

Basseterre Weather

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

UV Index in Basseterre

The UV index in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, can reach high levels throughout the year. It is important to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen (SPF 30+) and appropriate clothing, especially between 10 am and 4 pm. UV levels peak around midday, so taking breaks in shaded areas can help reduce the risk of sunburn.

Weather Seasons

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Basseterre experiences a tropical climate with two main seasons. The dry season, from December to May, brings warm and sunny weather with average temperatures around 26-28 °C (79-82 °F). The wet season, from June to November, is characterized by higher humidity, occasional showers, and the possibility of hurricanes. Temperatures during this season average around 28-30 °C (82-86 °F).

Basseterre's Climate

Compared to its neighboring regions, Basseterre enjoys a similar climate and sun exposure. The Caribbean islands generally experience warm and sunny conditions throughout the year, with some variation in rainfall patterns. The region's proximity to the equator means that the sun's rays are stronger, emphasizing the need for sun protection.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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