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UV Index in Manchester, GB

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Today's UV index in Manchester, United Kingdom United Kingdom will be up to 0.5, indicating low 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

Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Manchester, reaching up to 0.5. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Manchester Weather

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

UV Index in Manchester

The UV index in Manchester varies throughout the year. In the summer months (June to August), the index can reach high levels (7-9), indicating a risk of sunburn. It is important to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses. During the rest of the year, the UV index is generally low (1-2), but it is still essential to take precautions and stay aware of the sun's intensity.

Weather Seasons

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Manchester experiences four distinct seasons. Spring (March to May) brings mild temperatures, with average highs around 12-15 °C (54-59 °F). Summer (June to August) is typically warm, with average highs ranging from 19-22 °C (66-72 °F). Autumn (September to November) brings cooler temperatures, with average highs of 13-16 °C (55-61 °F). Winter (December to February) is cold, with average highs around 6-9 °C (43-48 °F). It is advisable to check weather forecasts and dress accordingly during each season.

Manchester's Climate

Compared to its region, Manchester generally experiences milder weather with lower temperatures. This is due to its geographical location and proximity to the Irish Sea. While Manchester may receive less sunshine on average, it benefits from a more moderate climate compared to other parts of the United Kingdom. However, sun exposure is still a concern, so it is important to be mindful of the UV index and take appropriate measures to protect yourself from harmful rays.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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