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UV Index in Nice

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Today's UV index in Nice, France France will be up to 7.2, indicating a high 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

With Nice's UV index reaching 7.2, protect your skin from harm by staying in shade, wearing protective clothing, and applying SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV rays are strongest.

Nice's UV Index

The UV index in Nice, France, can reach high levels during the summer months, with values often exceeding 8 on a scale up to 11. This is due to the city's location on the Mediterranean coast, which provides long daylight hours and intense sunlight.

Weather Seasons

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Nice has a Mediterranean climate, with warm to hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. Spring and autumn are typically warm and sunny, with occasional rainfall. The city experiences around 300 days of sunshine per year, making it a popular destination for tourists seeking a sunny getaway.

Nice's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Nice has a milder climate than inland areas of France, such as the Rhone valley and the Massif Central. It is also warmer and drier than many parts of northern Italy and northeastern Spain, due to its coastal location and the sheltering effect of the Alps and the Pyrenees.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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