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UV Index in Dunedin

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Today's UV index in Dunedin, New Zealand New Zealand will be up to 2.6, indicating a low 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

Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Dunedin, reaching up to 2.6. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Dunedin's UV Index

The UV index in Dunedin, New Zealand, can reach high levels during summer months, typically peaking between December and February. It is important to be aware of the UV index and take necessary precautions to protect skin if needed.

Weather Seasons

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Dunedin experiences a temperate oceanic climate with four distinct seasons. Summer, from December to February, brings warm temperatures averaging 19°C (66°F) and sunny days. Autumn, from March to May, offers mild, cooler temperatures and changing leaves. Winter, from June to August, sees cold temperatures around 9°C (48°F) and occasional snow on higher elevations. Spring, from September to November, is marked by blossoming flowers and gradually warming temperatures.

Dunedin's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Dunedin is generally cooler because of its southern location. While the rest of New Zealand enjoys a subtropical climate, Dunedin's climate is more similar to that of southern Australia or the south coast of Chile. Despite its cooler temperatures, Dunedin still offers milder winter conditions compared to many cities in similar latitudes globally.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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