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UV Index in Dodoma, TZ

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Today's UV index in Dodoma, Tanzania Tanzania will be up to 14.4, indicating extreme 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

UV index at 14.4 in Dodoma 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.

Dodoma Weather

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

UV Index in Dodoma

In Dodoma, Tanzania, the UV index can be quite high. During the summer months (December to February), the UV index ranges from 10 to 12, which is considered extreme. It is important to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses, and try to limit direct exposure to the sun during the peak hours of the day.

Weather Seasons

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Dodoma experiences two main seasons: the dry season and the wet season. The dry season typically occurs from June to October, with average temperatures ranging from 22 °C (72 °F) to 29 °C (84 °F). It is characterized by low rainfall and clear skies. The wet season, on the other hand, lasts from November to May, with average temperatures ranging from 20 °C (68 °F) to 29 °C (84 °F). During this time, Dodoma receives the majority of its annual rainfall.

Dodoma's Climate

Compared to other regions in Tanzania, Dodoma has relatively high sun exposure due to its inland location. This is particularly noticeable during the dry season when the skies are clear and the UV index is high. It is advised to take precautionary measures to protect your skin and remain hydrated, especially during the hot summer months.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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