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UV Index in Göteborg, SE

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Today's UV index in Göteborg, Sweden Sweden will be up to 0.3, indicating low 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

Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Göteborg, reaching up to 0.3. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Göteborg Weather

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

UV Index in Göteborg

In Göteborg, Sweden, the UV index generally ranges from 1 to 5, which is considered low to moderate (0-11 scale). It means that the risk of sunburn is low, but it is still important to take precautions, especially during summer (June-August) when the index is higher. Wearing sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses is recommended to protect your skin from harmful UV radiation.

Weather Seasons

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Göteborg experiences distinct seasons throughout the year. Spring (March-May) is mild with temperatures ranging from around 2 °C to 12 °C (36 °F to 54 °F). Summer is relatively cool, with average highs of 18 °C to 21 °C (64 °F to 70 °F) and occasional rainfall. Autumn (September-November) brings cooler temperatures ranging from 7 °C to 13 °C (45 °F to 55 °F) and beautiful fall foliage. Winter (December-February) is cold, with temperatures around -1 °C to 3 °C (30 °F to 37 °F) and occasional snowfall.

Göteborg's Climate

Compared to its region, Göteborg generally has a maritime climate with cooler summers and mild winters due to its proximity to the ocean. However, it also means that Göteborg experiences more cloudy days compared to inland areas. This results in slightly reduced sun exposure, making it important to make the most of sunny days and take vitamin D supplements during the darker months.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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