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UV Index in Nassau, BS

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Today's UV index in Nassau, Bahamas Bahamas will be up to 5.3, indicating moderate 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

With a UV index reaching up to 5.3 in Nassau, stay shaded during midday when the sun is strongest; wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, UV-blocking sunglasses; apply SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days; and be cautious of heightened UV on bright surfaces.

Nassau Weather

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

UV Index in Nassau

The UV index in Nassau, Bahamas can be quite high, especially during the peak summer months. It often reaches levels of 10 or higher (extreme), which means there is a very high risk of sunburn and skin damage. It is important to take precautions, such as wearing sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses, and seeking shade during the peak UV hours of 10 am to 4 pm.

Weather Seasons

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Nassau experiences a tropical climate, with two main seasons: the wet season and the dry season. The wet season typically runs from May to October, with higher precipitation and occasional tropical storms or hurricanes. The dry season, on the other hand, lasts from November to April, with less rain and more pleasant temperatures. The average temperature in Nassau ranges from 23 °C (73 °F) in the winter to 32 °C (90 °F) in the summer.

Nassau's Climate

Compared to other regions in the Caribbean, Nassau enjoys a relatively higher sun exposure. This is due to its location closer to the equator. It receives more sunlight throughout the year, resulting in warmer temperatures and a higher UV index. Therefore, it is essential for residents and visitors in Nassau to be mindful of sun protection measures to avoid sunburn and other sun-related health issues.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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