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UV Index in Kingston, NF

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Today's UV index in Kingston, Norfolk Island Norfolk Island will be up to 11.3, indicating extreme 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

UV index at 11.3 in Kingston 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.

Kingston Weather

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

UV Index in Kingston

The UV index in Kingston, Norfolk Island varies throughout the year. In summer (December to February), the UV index can reach very high levels, often exceeding 10 (extreme), requiring proper sun protection. In winter (June to August), the UV index is generally lower, ranging from 2 to 5 (low to moderate), but sunscreen is still recommended.

Weather Seasons

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Kingston experiences a mild and temperate climate with no extreme weather conditions. The island has two main seasons - the dry season and the wet season. The dry season runs from October to May, characterized by warm temperatures ranging from 22 °C to 28 °C (72 °F to 82 °F), low humidity, and occasional rain showers. The wet season occurs from June to September, with cooler temperatures averaging 17 °C to 21 °C (63 °F to 70 °F) and higher humidity, accompanied by more frequent and heavier rainfall.

Kingston's Climate

Compared to other regions in the Pacific, Kingston and Norfolk Island have a moderate sun exposure due to their location. The island's isolated position in the Pacific Ocean provides relatively cooler temperatures compared to nearby mainland locations. However, it is important to note that UV levels can still be high, especially during the summer months, requiring suitable protection to prevent sunburn and other harmful effects of sun exposure.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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