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UV Index in Oshawa, CA

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Today's UV index in Oshawa, Canada Canada will be up to 1.4, 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 Oshawa, reaching up to 1.4. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Oshawa Weather

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

UV Index in Oshawa

The UV index in Oshawa, Canada, usually ranges from 0 to 10, with 0 indicating minimal risk and 10 representing a very high risk of harm from the sun's UV rays. Oshawa experiences higher UV index levels during the summer months, peaking around midday when the sun is at its strongest. It is important to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses, especially during these times.

Weather Seasons

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Oshawa has four distinct seasons: spring, summer, fall, and winter. Spring (March to May) brings mild temperatures ranging from 5 °C to 15 °C (41 °F to 59 °F), with occasional rain showers. Summer (June to August) is warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from 20 °C to 30 °C (68 °F to 86 °F). Fall (September to November) is cool and crisp, with temperatures dropping from 15 °C to 5 °C (59 °F to 41 °F). Winter (December to February) is cold, with temperatures averaging between -5 °C and -10 °C (23 °F and 14 °F), sometimes dropping below -20 °C (-4 °F).

Oshawa's Climate

Compared to its region, Oshawa experiences moderate sun exposure. It is located in a region of Ontario that receives an average of 2,000 to 2,200 hours of sunlight per year. The city enjoys sunny days throughout the year, providing ample opportunity for outdoor activities. However, it is important to be aware of the UV index and protect yourself from excessive sun exposure to avoid sunburn and other related risks.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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