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UV Index in Newcastle, GB

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Today's UV index in Newcastle, United Kingdom United Kingdom will be up to 0.4, 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 Newcastle, reaching up to 0.4. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Newcastle Weather

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

UV Index in Newcastle

The UV index in Newcastle, United Kingdom, typically ranges from low to moderate, with an average of 4-6. This means that sun protection is recommended, especially during midday when the UV rays are strongest. It is important to wear sunscreen, protective clothing, and sunglasses to minimize the risk of sunburn and skin damage.

Weather Seasons

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Newcastle experiences four distinct seasons throughout the year. In the spring (March to May), temperatures range from 5 °C to 15 °C (41 °F to 59 °F) and the city begins to bloom with blossoming flowers. Summers (June to August) are mild to warm, with temperatures averaging around 13 °C to 20 °C (55 °F to 68 °F). Autumn (September to November) brings cooler temperatures ranging from 7 °C to 14 °C (45 °F to 57 °F) and colorful falling leaves. Winters (December to February) are generally cold, with temperatures ranging from 2 °C to 7 °C (36 °F to 45 °F) and occasional snowfall.

Newcastle's Climate

Compared to the rest of its region, Newcastle experiences relatively moderate sun exposure. However, it is important to be mindful of UV radiation and take necessary precautions during the sunny months. While it may not experience extreme heat or prolonged periods of sunshine like other regions, using sun protection is still crucial to avoid sunburn and potential skin damage.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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