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UV Index in Gent

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Today's UV index in Gent, Belgium Belgium will be up to 4.1, 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 4.1 in Gent, 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.

Gent's UV Index

Gent, Belgium has a moderate UV index, usually ranging from 1 to 6. The UV index is highest in the summer months, with a peak in July.

Weather Seasons

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Gent experiences four distinct seasons. Spring brings mild temperatures and occasional rain, while summers are typically cool to warm and can be wet. Autumn sees temperatures drop, and it is the city's wettest season. Winters are cold and often snowy.

Gent's Climate

The weather in Gent is relatively mild compared to its region and neighboring countries. Its coastal location and proximity to the North Sea help to moderate temperatures, making it less extreme than more inland areas of Belgium and its neighbors like Germany and France.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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