Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Malmö, reaching up to 0.4. 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 Malmö.
The UV index in Malmö, Sweden ranges from low to moderate throughout the year, with occasional high levels during the summer months. It is important to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses when the UV index is high (6 and above). Remember to seek shade and avoid direct sunlight between 10 AM and 4 PM, when the UV rays are the strongest.
Malmö experiences four distinct seasons. In the spring (March to May), temperatures start to warm up, ranging between 5 °C (41 °F) and 15 °C (59 °F). Summer (June to August) brings pleasant weather, with temperatures averaging between 20 °C (68 °F) and 25 °C (77 °F). Autumn (September to November) gradually cools down, with temperatures ranging between 10 °C (50 °F) and 15 °C (59 °F). Winter (December to February) is cold, with temperatures dropping to an average of -1 °C (30 °F) and occasionally going below -10 °C (14 °F).
Compared to its region, Malmö experiences relatively mild weather, thanks to its proximity to the Øresund Strait. The city benefits from the warming effect of the Gulf Stream, which moderates winter temperatures. However, Malmö still receives a fair share of sun exposure, with over 1,800 hours of sunshine annually. This allows for enjoyable outdoor activities during the summer months, while mild winters make it easier to navigate through the colder season.
The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Malmö. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.