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UV Index in Blackpool, GB

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Today's UV index in Blackpool, United Kingdom United Kingdom will be up to 0.4, indicating low 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

Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Blackpool, reaching up to 0.4. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Blackpool Weather

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

UV Index in Blackpool

The UV index in Blackpool, United Kingdom, can vary throughout the year. During the summer months, the UV index can reach as high as 7 (high) or even 8 (very high) on clear and sunny days. It is important to protect yourself from the sun's harmful rays by wearing sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat, especially between 11 am and 3 pm when the UV index is at its strongest.

Weather Seasons

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Blackpool experiences four distinct weather seasons throughout the year. In the spring (March to May), temperatures range from around 4 °C (39 °F) to 11 °C (52 °F), with occasional showers. Summer (June to August) brings mild temperatures averaging between 14 °C (57 °F) and 19 °C (66 °F), with longer daylight hours and occasional heatwaves. Autumn (September to November) brings cooler temperatures ranging from 8 °C (46 °F) to 14 °C (57 °F), along with more rainfall. Winter (December to February) is generally cold, with temperatures ranging from 2 °C (36 °F) to 6 °C (43 °F), with occasional snowfall.

Blackpool's Climate

Compared to other regions in the United Kingdom, Blackpool enjoys a slightly milder climate and more sunshine hours. However, it is still important to be cautious of excessive sun exposure, especially during the summer months when the UV index is higher. Remember to always check the weather forecasts and take appropriate measures to protect yourself from both the heat and the sun's rays to ensure a safe and enjoyable time in Blackpool.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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