Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Lillestrøm, reaching up to 0.2. 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 Lillestrøm.
The UV index in Lillestrøm, Norway, can vary throughout the year. During summer months (June-August), when the sun is at its strongest, the UV index can reach high levels of 6-7 (moderate to high risk) during midday hours. It is important to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses during this time. In winter months (December-February), the UV index tends to be lower, ranging from 0-1 (low risk).
Lillestrøm experiences four distinct seasons: spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Spring (March-May) is characterized by milder temperatures averaging around 5-10 °C (41-50 °F), with occasional rain showers. Summer (June-August) is relatively warm, with temperatures ranging from 15-25 °C (59-77 °F). Autumn (September-November) brings cooler temperatures of around 5-15 °C (41-59 °F) and beautiful foliage colors. Winter (December-February) is cold, with temperatures dropping to -6 to 2 °C (21-36 °F), and snowfall is common.
Compared to other regions, Lillestrøm has relatively mild winters due to the moderating influence of the North Atlantic Drift. However, the region experiences limited sunlight during the winter months, with the shortest days occurring around mid-December. This means reduced sun exposure and Vitamin D production during this time, making it important to spend time outdoors during the limited daylight hours.
The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Lillestrøm. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.