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UV Index in King Edward Point

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Today's UV index in King Edward Point, South Georgia South Georgia will be up to 0.7, indicating a low 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

Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in King Edward Point, reaching up to 0.7. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

King Edward Point's UV Index

The UV index in King Edward Point, South Georgia, is generally low due to its high latitude and long dark winter months. However, during the summer months, the UV index can reach moderate levels, so it's essential to protect your skin if you're sensitive to the sun.

Weather Seasons

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King Edward Point has two primary seasons: a cold, dark winter and a short, damp summer. Winter temperatures can drop below freezing, and the island is often shrouded in darkness for several months. In contrast, summer days are long and can see temperatures rise above freezing, with frequent rain and snowfall.

King Edward Point's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, King Edward Point is unique. Unlike its subantarctic neighbors, which have a more temperate climate, South Georgia is much colder and more inhospitable, with long, dark winters and short summers. The island's climate is also significantly colder than that of its nearest neighbors, such as the Falkland Islands and Argentina.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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