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UV Index in Dresden

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Today's UV index in Dresden, Germany Germany 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 Dresden'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.

Dresden's UV Index

The UV index in Dresden, Germany, typically ranges from low to high throughout the year. In winter, the index is usually low, while during summer months, it can reach high levels.

Weather Seasons

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Dresden experiences four distinct seasons. Spring brings mild temperatures and blooming flowers, while summer is warm and sometimes humid, with temperatures reaching the high 20s°C. Autumn sees the leaves change colors and cooler temperatures, and winter is often cold with occasional snowfall.

Dresden's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Dresden's weather is relatively mild. Situated in eastern Germany, it is warmer than many parts of northern and central Europe during winter, and cooler than southern European cities during summer. However, it can still experience cold snaps and heatwaves, just like many other places in Europe.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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