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UV Index in Durham

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Today's UV index in Durham, United States United States will be up to 6.9, 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 Durham's UV index reaching 6.9, 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.

Durham's UV Index

The UV index in Durham, USA, can reach a high of 9 during summer months, while winter months see a low of 2. This varies due to the city's latitude and the tilt of the Earth's axis.

Weather Seasons

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Durham experiences four distinct seasons. Spring brings blooming flowers and moderate temperatures, summers are warm and humid, autumns are cool and colorful, and winters are cold with occasional snow.

Durham's Climate

Compared to its region, Durham is typically warmer and wetter than the neighboring mountains. It also experiences more extreme weather than many Western European countries at similar latitudes, due to its position in the mid-latitude zone.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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