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UV Index in Burlington, CA

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Today's UV index in Burlington, Canada Canada will be up to 3.2, indicating moderate 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

With a UV index reaching up to 3.2 in Burlington, 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.

Burlington Weather

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

UV Index in Burlington

The UV index in Burlington, Canada varies throughout the year. In summer (June-Aug), when the sun is at its strongest, the UV index can reach 8 (high risk) or even 10 (very high risk) on some days. It is important to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses. In winter (Dec-Feb), when the sun is not as intense, the UV index is lower, usually around 1 (low risk), but it is still advisable to wear sunscreen and protect exposed skin.

Weather Seasons

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Burlington experiences four distinct seasons. Spring (Mar-May) brings mild temperatures, gradually warming up from 5 °C (41 °F) to around 20 °C (68 °F) by May. Summers (June-Aug) are warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from 20-30 °C (68-86 °F). Fall (Sept-Nov) brings cooler temperatures, starting around 20 °C (68 °F) in September and gradually dropping to around 5 °C (41 °F) by November. Winters (Dec-Feb) are cold, with temperatures ranging from -10 °C to -5 °C (14 °F to 23 °F).

Burlington's Climate

Compared to its region, Burlington experiences moderate sun exposure. Located in Ontario, Canada, it enjoys similar sun conditions to nearby cities like Toronto and Hamilton. However, being on the shores of Lake Ontario, Burlington can experience slightly cooler temperatures and higher humidity levels compared to inland areas. It is important to note that UV radiation can still be harmful even on cloudy days, so sun protection measures should be taken year-round.

Annual Sun Radiation

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

Disclaimer

* This page's content about the UV index in Burlington (Canada) is for educational and informational purposes only. The developers and data providers are not liable for the accuracy, reliability, or availability of the information. The information is not a substitute for professional medical advice, and the developers and data providers are not medical professionals. Seek advice from a qualified health provider for any medical concerns, and do not disregard medical advice or delay seeking it based on the information provided on this site.