Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Helsingborg, reaching up to 0.4. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.
Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Helsingborg.
The UV index in Helsingborg, Sweden ranges from low to moderate throughout the year. During the winter months, from December to February, the UV index remains in the low range, typically around 1 to 2. As spring arrives, the UV index gradually increases, reaching a moderate level of around 3 to 4 in May and June. In the summer months, from July to September, the UV index in Helsingborg peaks at around 5 to 6, indicating a moderate to high level of UV radiation.
Helsingborg experiences four distinct weather seasons. In the winter, from December to February, temperatures range from -5 °C to 3 °C (23 °F to 37 °F). Spring, from March to May, brings milder temperatures ranging from 3 °C to 15 °C (37 °F to 59 °F). The summer months, from June to August, are pleasantly warm with temperatures ranging from 15 °C to 25 °C (59 °F to 77 °F). Autumn, from September to November, sees temperatures gradually dropping back to around 3 °C to 15 °C (37 °F to 59 °F).
Compared to its region, Helsingborg enjoys a slightly milder climate due to its coastal location. However, this also means that the city experiences more humidity and precipitation. Helsingborg receives around 700 to 800 millimeters (27 to 31 inches) of rainfall throughout the year. The sun exposure in Helsingborg is moderate, with an average of 1,900 to 2,100 hours of sunshine annually. It is advisable for residents and visitors to protect their skin from the sun’s UV radiation by using sunscreen and wearing appropriate clothing, particularly during the summer months.
The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Helsingborg. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.