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UV Index in Cleveland, US

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Today's UV index in Cleveland, United States United States will be up to 1.7, 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 Cleveland, reaching up to 1.7. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Cleveland Weather

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

UV Index in Cleveland

The UV index in Cleveland can range from low to extreme. During the summer months, it can reach high levels, with an average UV index of 8-9 (very high). This means that it is crucial to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses to prevent sunburn and reduce the risk of skin damage.

Weather Seasons

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Cleveland experiences four distinct seasons: spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Spring starts in March with temperatures ranging from 5-15 °C (40-60 °F) and gradually warms up into the 15-25 °C (60-80 °F) range by May. Summer, from June to August, is warm and humid, with temperatures averaging between 20-30 °C (70-90 °F). Autumn brings cooler temperatures, ranging from 10-20 °C (50-70 °F), and colorful foliage from September to November. Winter is cold and snowy, with temperatures dropping down to -5 to 5 °C (20-40 °F) and occasionally reaching well below freezing.

Cleveland's Climate

Compared to other cities in the region, Cleveland experiences moderate sun exposure. The Great Lakes can modify the weather patterns, reducing the intensity of the sun. However, it's important to note that even with moderate exposure, UV rays can still be harmful. Protecting your skin, especially during the summer months, remains crucial to minimize the risk of sunburn and skin damage.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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