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UV Index in Milwaukee, US

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Today's UV index in Milwaukee, United States United States will be up to 1.5, 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 Milwaukee, reaching up to 1.5. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Milwaukee Weather

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

UV Index in Milwaukee

The UV index in Milwaukee can vary throughout the year. During the summer months, typically from June to August, the UV index can reach high levels, ranging from 7 to 10, which means a very high risk of skin damage from the sun's rays. It is important to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat when spending time outdoors.

Weather Seasons

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Milwaukee experiences four distinct seasons. In the winter (December to February), temperatures can drop to around -5 °C (23 °F) with occasional snowfall. Spring (March to May) brings mild temperatures ranging from 4 °C to 15 °C (39 °F to 59 °F), along with rain and blooming flowers. Summers (June to August) are warm and humid, with temperatures averaging around 25 °C to 30 °C (77 °F to 86 °F). Fall (September to November) brings cooler temperatures around 10 °C to 20 °C (50 °F to 68 °F), along with beautiful foliage.

Milwaukee's Climate

Compared to its region, Milwaukee enjoys a moderate amount of sun exposure. Summers tend to have more sunshine, with approximately 9-10 hours of daylight per day. However, during winter, the region experiences shorter days, with only around 9 hours of daylight. It is important to take advantage of the sunnier days throughout the year and ensure proper sun protection to avoid the potential risks associated with excessive UV exposure.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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