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UV Index in Manila

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Today's UV index in Manila, Philippines Philippines will be up to 12.8, indicating a extreme level of sun exposure for the average person. Check the annual sun radiation in the city and our tips for today to make sure you're safe in the sun.


Today's tips

UV index at 12.8 in Manila means extreme risk; limit outdoor time from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., use shade, protective clothing, SPF 30+ sunscreen, and sunglasses; watch for bright surfaces like water and snow increasing UV exposure.

Manila's UV Index

Manila's UV index can reach extreme levels, especially between March and May. It is important to be aware of this and take appropriate precautions to protect yourself.

Weather Seasons

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Manila has two main seasons: wet (June to November) and dry (December to May). However, the dry season can still have occasional showers, particularly in the early months. The wet season sees regular heavy rainfall and typhoons.

Manila's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Manila's climate is relatively stable. While the Philippines is prone to tropical storms, other Southeast Asian countries like Vietnam and Thailand experience more unpredictable weather due to monsoon seasons. However, Manila's UV index and heat levels can be higher than in some of these countries, particularly during the dry season.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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