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UV Index in Nashville, US

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Today's UV index in Nashville, United States United States will be up to 2, 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 Nashville, reaching up to 2. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Nashville Weather

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

UV Index in Nashville

The UV index in Nashville can vary throughout the year. During the summer months, from June to August, the UV index can reach high levels, ranging from 8 to 10 (very high to extreme), which means a very high risk of sunburn. It is therefore crucial to take precautions such as using sunscreen, wearing protective clothing, and seeking shade during peak hours.

Weather Seasons

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Nashville experiences four distinct seasons: spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Spring brings mild temperatures, with highs averaging around 19-24 °C (66-75 °F), and the chance of occasional thunderstorms. Summers are hot and humid, with temperatures ranging from 29-34 °C (85-93 °F), and can be accompanied by isolated thunderstorms. Autumn brings comfortable conditions with temperatures ranging from 14-24 °C (58-75 °F), and vibrant foliage colors. Winters are generally mild, with temperatures averaging around 1-10 °C (34-50 °F), and occasional snowfall.

Nashville's Climate

Compared to other cities in its region, Nashville experiences a moderate level of sun exposure. Cities further south, like Atlanta, may have a higher UV index and longer summer season with hotter temperatures. Additionally, cities in the northern parts of the United States, such as Chicago, have shorter summers and colder winters, with lower sun exposure and lower UV index. It is important to consider the specific weather patterns and sun exposure of each region when planning activities outdoors.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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