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UV Index in Dhaka, BD

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Today's UV index in Dhaka, Bangladesh Bangladesh will be up to 5.1, indicating moderate 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 reaching up to 5.1 in Dhaka, stay shaded during midday when the sun is strongest; wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, UV-blocking sunglasses; apply SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days; and be cautious of heightened UV on bright surfaces.

Dhaka Weather

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

UV Index in Dhaka

In Dhaka, Bangladesh, the UV index varies throughout the year, reaching its peak during the summer months. On an average sunny day, the UV index in Dhaka can range from 5 to 9 (moderate to very high). It is important to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, sunglasses, and hats, especially between 10 am and 4 pm when UV radiation is the strongest.

Weather Seasons

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Dhaka experiences three distinct weather seasons: a hot and humid summer, a monsoon season with heavy rainfall, and a mild winter. During summer (March to May), temperatures can soar up to 35 °C (95 °F) or even higher, with high levels of humidity. The monsoon season (June to September) brings heavy rainfall, which cools down the temperature but increases humidity and brings the risk of flooding. Winter (October to February) is relatively mild with temperatures ranging between 10 °C to 25 °C (50 °F to 77 °F).

Dhaka's Climate

Compared to its region, Dhaka receives a significant amount of sun exposure due to its geographical location. With its proximity to the equator, the city experiences strong sunshine throughout the year. This higher sun exposure increases the risk of sunburn and heat-related illnesses. It is advised to stay hydrated, seek shade, and limit outdoor activities during peak sun hours to prevent sunburn and heat exhaustion.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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