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UV Index in Leicester

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Today's UV index in Leicester, United Kingdom United Kingdom will be up to 6.4, 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 Leicester's UV index reaching 6.4, 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.

Leicester's UV Index

The UV index in Leicester, UK, is relatively low due to its northern location. It reaches its peak during the summer months, but rarely goes above moderate levels.

Weather Seasons

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Leicester experiences all four seasons, with mild winters and warm summers. Spring brings blooming flowers and occasionally rain, while autumn sees turning leaves and cooler temperatures. Summers are generally comfortable, with some occasional heatwaves.

Leicester's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Leicester is typically milder and less extreme in temperature. While England's west coast gets more rain, Leicester's precipitation is more evenly spread throughout the year. Countries like France and Spain have hotter, drier summers and colder winters due to their southern Mediterranean climate.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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