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UV Index in Gatineau

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Today's UV index in Gatineau, Canada Canada will be up to 4.6, indicating a moderate 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 reaching up to 4.6 in Gatineau, stay shaded during midday when the sun is strongest; wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, UV-blocking sunglasses; apply SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days; and be cautious of heightened UV on bright surfaces.

Gatineau's UV Index

The UV index in Gatineau, Canada can reach high levels during the summer months, with a peak average of 7 from June to August. It is important to be aware of the UV index and protect yourself accordingly when it is high.

Weather Seasons

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Gatineau experiences four distinct seasons: a cold and snowy winter, a mild and rainy spring, a warm and sunny summer, and a crisp and colorful fall. Each season offers its own unique activities and attractions.

Gatineau's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Gatineau has a relatively mild climate. While it still experiences cold winters, it is not as extreme as some parts of Canada. The city also receives more rainfall than many parts of the United States, but less than cities in the Pacific Northwest.

Annual Sun Radiation

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

Disclaimer

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