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UV Index in Ipswich, GB

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Today's UV index in Ipswich, United Kingdom United Kingdom will be up to 0.6, 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 Ipswich, reaching up to 0.6. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Ipswich Weather

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

UV Index in Ipswich

The UV index in Ipswich, United Kingdom, varies throughout the year. During the summer months, the UV index can reach moderate to high levels, ranging from 6 to 8 (mid to high). This means that there is a moderate to high risk of sunburn and skin damage if proper protection is not taken, such as wearing sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses.

Weather Seasons

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In Ipswich, the town experiences typical British weather seasons. During the winter months, temperatures can dip to an average of 2 °C (36 °F), bringing cold and sometimes snowy conditions. Spring brings milder temperatures, ranging from 8 °C to 15 °C (46 °F to 59 °F), with occasional rain showers. Summers are generally warm, with temperatures averaging around 20 °C to 25 °C (68 °F to 77 °F), and occasional heatwaves. Autumn sees temperatures gradually dropping again, ranging from 10 °C to 16 °C (50 °F to 61 °F), accompanied by colorful foliage.

Ipswich's Climate

Compared to its region, Ipswich has a moderate level of sun exposure. It receives around 1,540 to 1,860 hours of sunshine per year. This is slightly higher than the regional average due to its coastal location. However, it is important to note that even moderate sun exposure can still pose risks, and it is advised to take appropriate precautions to protect your skin from harmful UV rays, especially during the summer months.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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