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UV Index in Ipswich

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Today's UV index in Ipswich, United Kingdom United Kingdom will be up to 4.4, 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 4.4 in Ipswich, 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.

Ipswich's UV Index

The UV index in Ipswich, UK, is relatively low due to its northern location. It reaches peak levels during the summer months, but rarely goes above 6, which is considered moderate.

Weather Seasons

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Ipswich experiences four distinct seasons, each with unique weather patterns. Spring brings mild temperatures and occasional rain, while summers are typically cool with occasional warm spells. Autumn sees temperatures drop, and winter is often cold and damp, with occasional snowfall.

Ipswich's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Ipswich is milder than many other parts of the UK, especially those in the north. It's also warmer than most of Western Europe during winter, but cooler in the summer. Rainfall in Ipswich is moderate compared to other parts of the UK, and significantly less than in countries like Norway or Ireland.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart below displays the average Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each month 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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