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UV Index in Kitchener, CA

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Today's UV index in Kitchener, Canada Canada will be up to 1.5, indicating low 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

Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Kitchener, reaching up to 1.5. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Kitchener Weather

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

UV Index in Kitchener

The UV index in Kitchener, Canada can vary throughout the year. In the summer months, from June to August, the UV index ranges from moderate to high, typically reaching levels of 6 to 8 (out of 11) during peak hours. It is important to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses to reduce the risk of sunburn and potential long-term skin damage.

Weather Seasons

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Kitchener experiences four distinct weather seasons. In the spring, which lasts from March to May, temperatures gradually increase from an average low of 0 °C (32 °F) to a high of around 15 °C (59 °F). Summers, from June to August, are warm and pleasant, with average temperatures ranging between 20 °C (68 °F) and 25 °C (77 °F). Autumn, in September and October, brings cooler weather, with temperatures dropping from 18 °C (64 °F) to 7 °C (45 °F). Winters, lasting from November to February, are cold, with average temperatures ranging from -2 °C (28 °F) to -6 °C (21 °F) and occasional snowfall.

Kitchener's Climate

Compared to its region, Kitchener receives moderate to high sun exposure throughout the year. It is located in southern Ontario, where the summers are relatively sunny and winters are less cloudy compared to the colder northern parts of the province. Nonetheless, it is essential to take necessary precautions during peak sun hours to avoid overexposure and potential harm from UV radiation.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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