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UV Index in Budapest

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Today's UV index in Budapest, Hungary Hungary will be up to 4.4, 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 4.4 in Budapest, 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.

Budapest's UV Index

The UV index in Budapest, Hungary, can reach high levels during the summer months, with a maximum index of 8 or higher. It is important to note that the UV index can still be considerable even on cloudy days.

Weather Seasons

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Budapest experiences four distinct seasons, with a cold and snowy winter, a mild and wet spring, a warm and sunny summer, and a cool and colorful fall. The city's location in the Carpathian Basin can lead to hotter summers and colder winters compared to some of its neighboring countries.

Budapest's Climate

When compared to its region and neighboring countries, Budapest has a more continental climate than cities near the Adriatic Sea, such as Ljubljana or Zagreb. This means that the city experiences more extreme temperature fluctuations between seasons and more snowfall in the winter. On the other hand, Budapest's summers are typically cooler and more comfortable than cities in inland Central Europe, like Vienna or Prague.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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