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UV Index in Caracas, VE

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Today's UV index in Caracas, Venezuela Venezuela will be up to 10.5, indicating very high 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 of 10.5 in Caracas, it's crucial to safeguard your skin from harmful UV rays. Protect yourself by minimizing sun exposure, wearing protective clothing, and applying SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours.

Caracas Weather

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

UV Index in Caracas

The UV index in Caracas ranges from moderate to high throughout the year. On average, it reaches 9 (very high) during the peak of summer, which is considered extreme. It is essential to protect your skin and eyes by wearing sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses to minimize UV damage.

Weather Seasons

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Caracas experiences a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. From December to April, it is the dry season, characterized by sunny and warm temperatures averaging 27-31 °C (80-88 °F). The wet season occurs from May to November, bringing frequent rain showers and occasional thunderstorms. Temperatures remain relatively high, reaching an average of 25-29 °C (77-84 °F).

Caracas's Climate

Compared to other cities in the region, Caracas receives a considerable amount of sun exposure due to its location near the equator. With an average of 2,700 hours of sunshine annually, it surpasses many nearby cities. However, it is important to take precautions due to the high UV index. And while Caracas enjoys warm and pleasant weather most of the year, it's crucial to remember that the rainy season can result in sudden downpours.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


* This page's content about the UV index in Caracas (Venezuela) 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.