Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Lévis, reaching up to 0.9. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.
Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Lévis.
The UV index in Lévis ranges from moderate to high during the summer months, typically between 6 to 8. It is important to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses when spending time outdoors to minimize the risk of sunburn and skin damage. Remember to seek shade during peak hours, between 10 am and 4 pm, when the sun's rays are strongest.
Lévis experiences four distinct weather seasons. In the spring (March to May), temperatures range from 0 °C to 15 °C (32 °F to 59 °F), with occasional rainfall. Summer (June to August) temperatures average between 15 °C and 25 °C (59 °F to 77 °F), with occasional heatwaves reaching up to 30 °C (86 °F). Fall (September to November) brings cooler weather, with temperatures ranging from 5 °C to 15 °C (41 °F to 59 °F), and vibrant foliage. Winter (December to February) is cold, with temperatures ranging from -10 °C to -20 °C (14 °F to -4 °F), accompanied by snowfall.
Compared to its region, Lévis enjoys a moderate level of sun exposure. It experiences fewer sunny days compared to southern destinations but still receives a fair amount of sunlight throughout the year. The region's proximity to the St. Lawrence River and the Quebec City area influences its weather patterns, with cool breezes in the summer and occasionally colder temperatures during the winter months.
The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Lévis. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.