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UV Index in Brooklyn, US

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Today's UV index in Brooklyn, United States United States will be up to 1.3, 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 Brooklyn, reaching up to 1.3. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Brooklyn Weather

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

UV Index in Brooklyn

The UV index in Brooklyn, United States, indicates the strength of the sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation. During the summer months, the UV index in Brooklyn can range from 6 to 8 (high to very high), which means a high risk of sunburn. It is crucial to protect your skin by using sunscreen, wearing hats and sunglasses, and seeking shade during peak UV hours.

Weather Seasons

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Brooklyn experiences four distinct seasons throughout the year. In spring (March to May), temperatures start to rise, ranging from 10-15 °C (50-59 °F) and gradually increasing. Summers (June to August) are warm and humid, with temperatures averaging between 25-30 °C (77-86 °F). Autumn (September to November) brings cooler temperatures ranging from 10-20 °C (50-68 °F) and colorful foliage. Winters (December to February) are cold, with temperatures often dropping below freezing, averaging between -3 to 3 °C (27-37 °F).

Brooklyn's Climate

Compared to its region, Brooklyn receives an average of 225 sunny days per year. The region's proximity to the ocean influences the weather, preventing extreme temperature variations. The coastal location also results in slightly milder winters compared to neighboring areas, with occasional snowfall. However, during the summer months, the high humidity and heat indexes can make the temperatures feel even hotter than the actual readings.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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