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UV Index in Doha

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Today's UV index in Doha, Qatar Qatar will be up to 8.1, indicating a very 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 a UV index of 8.1 in Doha, it's crucial to safeguard your skin from harmful UV rays. Protect yourself by minimizing sun exposure, wearing protective clothing, and applying SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours.

Doha's UV Index

The UV index in Doha, Qatar, is often very high due to its desert climate and location near the equator. It can reach extreme levels during the summer months, making sun protection essential.

Weather Seasons

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Doha experiences two main seasons: a very hot and dry summer from April to October, and a milder and slightly wetter winter from November to March. The city's proximity to the Persian Gulf results in high humidity, which can make the heat feel more intense.

Doha's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Doha's climate is similar to other Gulf cities such as Dubai and Abu Dhabi. However, Doha has a slightly higher average annual temperature and receives slightly more rainfall. Winters in Doha are warmer than in other Middle Eastern cities like Beirut or Istanbul, but summers are hotter.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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