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UV Index in Birkenhead

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Today's UV index in Birkenhead, United Kingdom United Kingdom will be up to 4.1, indicating a moderate 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 a UV index reaching up to 4.1 in Birkenhead, stay shaded during midday when the sun is strongest; wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, UV-blocking sunglasses; apply SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days; and be cautious of heightened UV on bright surfaces.

Birkenhead's UV Index

The UV index in Birkenhead, UK, is relatively low due to its northern location. It reaches its peak during the summer months, but rarely goes above moderate levels.

Weather Seasons

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Birkenhead experiences four distinct seasons. Winters are mild and rainy, summers are cool and damp, with spring and autumn being transitional periods with varying weather conditions.

Birkenhead's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Birkenhead's weather is typically milder than other parts of the UK, and considerably warmer than nearby countries such as Ireland and Norway, due to the moderating effects of the Irish Sea. However, it is less predictable and can change rapidly.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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