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UV Index in Bristol

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Today's UV index in Bristol, United Kingdom United Kingdom will be up to 4.3, 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 4.3 in Bristol, 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.

Bristol's UV Index

The UV index in Bristol typically ranges from low to moderate, with higher readings during the summer months. It's rarely extreme, but it's still important to protect your skin when spending extended periods of time outdoors.

Weather Seasons

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Bristol experiences a temperate maritime climate, meaning it has four distinct seasons. Winters are mild and damp, with occasional frost and snow. Spring brings blossoms and mild temperatures. Summers are generally warm and sunny, with occasional showers. Autumn sees falling leaves and cooler weather.

Bristol's Climate

Compared to the rest of the UK, Bristol's weather is fairly typical, though it tends to be slightly milder and wetter than some areas. Nearby countries, such as Ireland and France, also have similar weather patterns, but with some variations due to their geographical locations and coastal influences.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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