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UV Index in Blackpool

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Today's UV index in Blackpool, United Kingdom United Kingdom will be up to 6.2, indicating a high 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 Blackpool's UV index reaching 6.2, protect your skin from harm by staying in shade, wearing protective clothing, and applying SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV rays are strongest.

Blackpool's UV Index

The UV index in Blackpool, United Kingdom, 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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Blackpool experiences four distinct seasons, each with its unique weather patterns. Spring brings mild temperatures and occasional rain, summer is typically cool and can be wet, while autumn sees temperatures dropping and leaves changing color. Winter is cold, with frost and snow possible.

Blackpool's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Blackpool's weather is milder than similar latitudes in mainland Europe, thanks to the moderating influence of the Irish Sea. However, it is generally cloudier and rainier than areas further south in the UK or in neighboring countries like France or Spain.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart below displays the average Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each month 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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