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UV Index in Derby, GB

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Today's UV index in Derby, United Kingdom United Kingdom will be up to 0.6, 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 Derby, reaching up to 0.6. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Derby Weather

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

UV Index in Derby

The UV index in Derby varies throughout the year, reaching its highest levels during the summer months. In July and August, the UV index can range from 6 to 7 (high), meaning there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. It is important to take proper sun protection measures during these months, such as wearing sunscreen, sunglasses, and hats.

Weather Seasons

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Derby experiences distinct weather seasons. In the winter (December to February), temperatures can drop to an average of 2-6 °C (36-43 °F), with occasional snowfall. Spring (March to May) brings milder temperatures ranging from 6-13 °C (43-55 °F), with occasional rain showers. Summer (June to August) is typically warm with average temperatures of 16-19 °C (61-66 °F), occasionally reaching up to 25 °C (77 °F). Autumn (September to November) sees temperatures gradually dropping to 9-13 °C (48-55 °F), with beautiful colors as leaves change.

Derby's Climate

Compared to other regions in the UK, Derby enjoys relatively more sunshine. With an average of around 1,550 hours of sunshine annually, Derby benefits from higher sunshine exposure compared to cities like Manchester or Leeds. This means residents can expect more sunny days, which can boost mood and makes outdoor activities more enjoyable. However, it is still crucial to remember sun protection measures to avoid the risk of sunburn and long-term skin damage.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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