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UV Index in Mexico City

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Today's UV index in Mexico City, Mexico Mexico will be up to 12.7, 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 12.7 in Mexico City 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.

Mexico City's UV Index

The UV index in Mexico City can reach high levels, especially during the summer months. It is important to protect yourself with sunscreen, sunglasses, and protective clothing if you will be spending extended periods of time outside.

Weather Seasons

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Mexico City has two main seasons: the dry season, which runs from November to April, and the rainy season, which runs from May to October. The dry season is generally cooler and less humid, while the rainy season is warmer and more humid with frequent afternoon showers.

Mexico City's Climate

Compared to the rest of the country and its neighbors, Mexico City has a milder climate due to its high elevation. Temperatures are generally cooler and less extreme than in coastal areas or in northern Mexico. The city also receives more rainfall than many other parts of the country, particularly during the rainy season.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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