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UV Index in Gitega, BI

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Today's UV index in Gitega, Burundi Burundi will be up to 14.2, indicating extreme risk of harm from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Check our tips for today to make sure you're safe in the sun.


Today's tips

UV index at 14.2 in Gitega 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.

Gitega Weather

Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Gitega.

UV Index in Gitega

The UV index in Gitega, Burundi, can vary throughout the year. It typically ranges from low (1-2) to high (7-8). It is important to be mindful of sun protection measures, especially during the peak UV hours between 10 am and 4 pm, to avoid harmful effects on the skin.

Weather Seasons

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Gitega experiences two main weather seasons: a wet season and a dry season. The wet season occurs from October to April, where rainfall is more frequent, and temperatures range from 17 °C (63 °F) to 25 °C (77 °F). The dry season runs from May to September, with lower chances of rain and temperatures ranging between 16 °C (61 °F) and 27 °C (81 °F).

Gitega's Climate

Compared to its region, Gitega generally enjoys a moderate amount of sun exposure. It receives around 8 hours of sunshine per day, on average. The region has a pleasant climate, with temperatures not excessively hot or cold throughout the year. However, it is always advisable to protect oneself from the sun's harmful rays by using sunblock, wearing protective clothing, and seeking shade during peak UV hours.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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