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UV Index in Jakarta

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Today's UV index in Jakarta, Indonesia Indonesia will be up to 7.2, indicating a high 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 Jakarta's UV index reaching 7.2, protect your skin from harm by staying in shade, wearing protective clothing, and applying SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV rays are strongest.

Jakarta's UV Index

Jakarta's UV index can reach extreme levels, particularly between September and November. On average, the city experiences a high UV index of 9 or 10 for around six hours per day.

Weather Seasons

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Jakarta has two main seasons: a dry season from May to September and a wet season from October to April. During the wet season, heavy rainfall and thunderstorms are common, while the dry season is marked by lower humidity and occasional light rain.

Jakarta's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Jakarta has a tropical monsoon climate with consistent year-round warmth. Neighboring cities such as Singapore and Kuala Lumpur have similar climates, but Jakarta receives more rainfall on average, making it one of the wettest capitals in the world. In contrast, countries further north like Thailand and Vietnam have a hot and dry season influenced by the northeast monsoon.

Annual Sun Radiation

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

Disclaimer

* This page's content about the UV index in Jakarta (Indonesia) is for educational and informational purposes only. The developers and data providers are not liable for the accuracy, reliability, or availability of the information. The information is not a substitute for professional medical advice, and the developers and data providers are not medical professionals. Seek advice from a qualified health provider for any medical concerns, and do not disregard medical advice or delay seeking it based on the information provided on this site.