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UV Index in El Paso

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Today's UV index in El Paso, United States United States will be up to 11.8, indicating a extreme 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

UV index at 11.8 in El Paso 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.

El Paso's UV Index

The UV index in El Paso, Texas, is often high due to its location in a desert climate. The city experiences over 300 days of sunshine per year, with UV levels peaking in the summer months.

Weather Seasons

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El Paso has two main seasons: a mild winter and a hot summer. Spring and autumn are warm transitions between the two. Winter temperatures rarely drop below freezing, while summer temperatures can exceed 100°F (38°C) with low humidity.

El Paso's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, El Paso is unique. Unlike Mexico's coastal areas, it is not humid. Its climate is more similar to other Southwestern US cities like Phoenix or Tucson, but El Paso receives more rainfall than them, making it less of a true desert climate.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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