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UV Index in Bogotá

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Today's UV index in Bogotá, Colombia Colombia will be up to 13.6, 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 13.6 in Bogotá 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.

Bogotá's UV Index

The UV index in Bogotá, Colombia, is typically low due to its high altitude and consistent cloud cover. This makes it a great place for outdoor activities without worrying too much about harmful UV rays.

Weather Seasons

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Bogotá has a relatively stable climate throughout the year, with temperatures ranging between 46°F (8°C) and 66°F (19°C). The city has two rainy seasons, from April to June and October to November, while the rest of the year is relatively dry.

Bogotá's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Bogotá is cooler and wetter. For instance, cities like Medellín and Cali in Colombia, and Quito in Ecuador, have warmer temperatures due to their lower altitudes. Bogotá's climate is also distinct from the tropical climates found in much of Central and South America.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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