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UV Index in Khartoum

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Today's UV index in Khartoum, Sudan Sudan will be up to 11.6, indicating a extreme 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

UV index at 11.6 in Khartoum means extreme risk; limit outdoor time from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., use shade, protective clothing, SPF 30+ sunscreen, and sunglasses; watch for bright surfaces like water and snow increasing UV exposure.

Khartoum's UV Index

The UV index in Khartoum, Sudan often reaches extreme levels, especially during peak sunlight hours. This is due to the city's location near the equator, which results in direct and intense sunlight.

Weather Seasons

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Khartoum experiences two main seasons: a hot dry season from October to May, and a hot wet season from June to September. The dry season is characterized by high temperatures and low humidity, while the wet season brings heavy rainfall and thunderstorms.

Khartoum's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Khartoum is one of the hottest cities in Africa. Its climate is significantly drier than nearby countries like Ethiopia and South Sudan, which receive more rainfall. The city's extreme temperatures are also notable when compared to other cities along the Nile River, such as Cairo or Luxor in Egypt.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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