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UV Index in Nijmegen

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Today's UV index in Nijmegen, Netherlands Netherlands will be up to 5.1, indicating a moderate 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 a UV index reaching up to 5.1 in Nijmegen, 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.

Nijmegen's UV Index

The UV index in Nijmegen, Netherlands, can reach high levels during the summer months, with a maximum index of 8. However, from November to February, the UV index is typically low, rarely exceeding 2.

Weather Seasons

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Nijmegen experiences a temperate maritime climate with four distinct seasons. Spring (March to May) is generally mild and wet, while summer (June to August) is warm and features occasional heatwaves. Autumn (September to November) is usually cool and rainy, and winter (December to February) is characterized by cold temperatures and frequent frosts.

Nijmegen's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Nijmegen's weather is relatively mild due to its coastal influence. Nearby cities in Germany and Belgium can experience more extreme temperatures and weather conditions. Additionally, Nijmegen receives more rainfall than many other parts of the Netherlands, making it one of the wettest areas in the country.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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