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UV Index in Copenhagen

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Today's UV index in Copenhagen, Denmark Denmark will be up to 6.2, indicating a high 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

With Copenhagen's UV index reaching 6.2, protect your skin from harm by staying in shade, wearing protective clothing, and applying SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV rays are strongest.

Copenhagen's UV Index

The UV index in Copenhagen typically ranges from low to high, with the highest levels measured during the summer months. On average, the city experiences around 1,700 hours of sunshine per year.

Weather Seasons

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Copenhagen has four distinct seasons, each with its own unique weather patterns. Spring is generally mild and wet, while summer is characterized by warm temperatures and long days. Autumn sees cooler weather and colorful foliage, and winter is often cold and snowy.

Copenhagen's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Copenhagen's climate is relatively mild. The city is situated at the same latitude as southern Greenland, but the Gulf Stream keeps its temperatures higher than other places at similar latitudes. This results in a milder climate than inland areas of Sweden and Norway, despite their closer proximity to the equator.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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