Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Norfolk, reaching up to 2.4. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.
Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Norfolk.
The UV index in Norfolk can reach high levels during the summer, reaching around 7 to 9 (high). This means that unprotected skin can burn quickly, so it's important to use sunscreen and wear protective clothing when spending time outdoors.
Norfolk experiences four distinct weather seasons. Summers (June to August) are warm, with average temperatures ranging from 20 °C to 30 °C (68 °F to 86 °F). Autumn (September to November) brings cooler temperatures, ranging from 10 °C to 20 °C (50 °F to 68 °F), along with colorful foliage. Winters (December to February) are cold, with temperatures averaging between -2 °C and 7 °C (28 °F to 45 °F). Finally, spring (March to May) brings mild and pleasant weather, with temperatures ranging from 10 °C to 20 °C (50 °F to 68 °F).
Compared to its region, Norfolk enjoys a moderate climate with a fair amount of sunshine. With an average of 213 sunny days per year, Norfolk sees more sun compared to the national average of 205 days. Although it experiences beautiful sunny days, it still receives a significant amount of rainfall throughout the year, with an average of 1145 millimeters (45 inches).
The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Norfolk. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.