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UV Index in Lower Hutt, NZ

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Today's UV index in Lower Hutt, New Zealand New Zealand will be up to 10, indicating very high risk of harm from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Check our tips for today to make sure you're safe in the sun.


Today's tips

With a UV index of 10 in Lower Hutt, it's crucial to safeguard your skin from harmful UV rays. Protect yourself by minimizing sun exposure, wearing protective clothing, and applying SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours.

Lower Hutt Weather

Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Lower Hutt.

UV Index in Lower Hutt

The UV index in Lower Hutt, New Zealand, ranges from moderate to high throughout the year. During the summer months (December to February), the UV index is typically high, ranging from 6 to 8 (30 °C to 46 °C / 86 °F to 115 °F). It is important to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, protective clothing, and sunglasses during this time.

Weather Seasons

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Lower Hutt experiences four distinct seasons. Summer (December to February) is warm, with average temperatures around 23 °C to 25 °C (73 °F to 77 °F). Autumn (March to May) brings cooler temperatures, ranging from 14 °C to 20 °C (57 °F to 68 °F), and occasional rain. Winter (June to August) is mild, with temperatures generally ranging from 6 °C to 12 °C (43 °F to 54 °F). Spring (September to November) is marked by increasing temperatures and occasional showers.

Lower Hutt's Climate

Compared to its region, Lower Hutt experiences slightly cooler temperatures due to its proximity to the coast. However, it still enjoys a fair amount of sun exposure throughout the year. The city is located in the Wellington region, which has a relatively mild climate overall. It is advisable to keep an eye on the UV index and take appropriate precautions, even if the temperature may not seem too hot.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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