Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Longueuil, reaching up to 1.1. 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 Longueuil.
The UV index in Longueuil, Canada ranges from 1 to 11, with higher numbers indicating greater UV exposure. It is important to protect your skin from the sun's rays, especially between 11 am and 3 pm, when the UV index is often at its highest. Remember to wear sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to shield yourself from harmful UV radiation.
Longueuil experiences four distinct seasons: spring, summer, fall, and winter. Spring (March to May) brings mild temperatures ranging from 5 °C to 15 °C (41 °F to 59 °F) along with occasional rain showers. Summer (June to August) is warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from 20 °C to 30 °C (68 °F to 86 °F). Fall (September to November) brings cooler temperatures ranging from 10 °C to 20 °C (50 °F to 68 °F) and beautiful foliage as the leaves change color. Winter (December to February) is cold, with temperatures dropping to -10 °C to -20 °C (14 °F to -4 °F) at times and frequent snowfall.
Compared to its region, Longueuil experiences similar weather patterns due to its proximity to Montreal and other cities in the province of Quebec. Summers tend to be warm and sometimes humid, while winters can be cold with heavy snowfall. Being in a northern region, Longueuil receives less sunlight exposure during the winter months, resulting in shorter daylight hours compared to the summer months.
The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Longueuil. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.