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UV Index in Caracas

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Today's UV index in Caracas, Venezuela Venezuela will be up to 11.2, indicating a extreme 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

UV index at 11.2 in Caracas means extreme risk; limit outdoor time from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., use shade, protective clothing, SPF 30+ sunscreen, and sunglasses; watch for bright surfaces like water and snow increasing UV exposure.

Caracas's UV Index

The UV index in Caracas, Venezuela is often very high, reaching up to 11 during the hottest months. This is considered extreme and can pose health risks for those not adequately protected.

Weather Seasons

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Caracas has two main seasons: a wet season from May to November and a dry season from December to April. The wet season sees heavy rainfall, while the dry season is characterized by minimal rain and higher temperatures.

Caracas's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Caracas is generally warmer year-round due to its location near the equator. Nearby cities like Bogotá, Colombia and Quito, Ecuador, both at higher altitudes, have much cooler climates. Caracas' climate is also influenced by the Caribbean Sea, which helps moderate temperatures.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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