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UV Index in Leeds

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Today's UV index in Leeds, United Kingdom United Kingdom will be up to 6.2, 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 Leeds's UV index reaching 6.2, 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.

Leeds's UV Index

The UV index in Leeds, UK, is generally low due to its northern location. It reaches moderate levels during summer, but rarely exceeds this.

Weather Seasons

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Leeds experiences four distinct seasons. Winters are cold and damp with occasional snow, while summers are mild and wet. Spring and autumn are transitional seasons with cool temperatures and changing leaves.

Leeds's Climate

Leeds is cooler and wetter than many parts of southern England. Compared to its regional counterparts and neighboring countries on the European continent, it has milder winters and more rainfall throughout the year.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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