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UV Index in Buffalo, US

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Today's UV index in Buffalo, United States United States will be up to 1.5, 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 Buffalo, reaching up to 1.5. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Buffalo Weather

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

UV Index in Buffalo

In Buffalo, the UV index ranges from low to moderate during the year, with occasional peaks in the summer. It is advisable to wear sunscreen and protective clothing to guard against harmful sunrays. The UV index indicates the strength of the sun's UV radiation and helps people to take necessary precautions (1-2 low, 3-5 moderate).

Weather Seasons

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Buffalo experiences four distinct seasons throughout the year. Spring brings mild temperatures ranging from 5 °C to 18 °C (41 °F to 64 °F) with occasional rain showers. Summer is warm and humid, with temperatures averaging 17 °C to 27 °C (63 °F to 81 °F), while autumn is characterized by milder temperatures ranging from 6 °C to 19 °C (43 °F to 66 °F). Winters in Buffalo are cold, with temperatures ranging from -7 °C to -1 °C (19 °F to 31 °F) and often accompanied by snowfall.

Buffalo's Climate

Compared to its region, Buffalo has a slightly higher amount of sun exposure due to its proximity to the Great Lakes. However, the city also experiences more cloudy days compared to areas further inland. It is important to stay aware of changing weather patterns and dress accordingly to make the most of the local climate and enjoy outdoor activities safely.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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