Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Oslo, reaching up to 0.2. 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 Oslo.
The UV index in Oslo typically varies between low and moderate levels, reaching its peak during the summer months. In June and July, when the daylight is long, the UV index can range from 5 to 6, which is considered moderate. It's essential to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses, especially during midday hours.
Oslo experiences four distinct seasons: spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Spring (March to May) brings mild temperatures ranging from 0 °C to 10 °C (32 °F to 50 °F). Summers (June to August) in Oslo are pleasantly warm, with temperatures between 15 °C and 25 °C (59 °F and 77 °F). Autumn (September to November) witnesses a gradual drop in temperatures, ranging from 5 °C to 15 °C (41 °F to 59 °F). Winters (December to February) are cold, with temperatures ranging from -5 °C to -1 °C (23 °F to 30 °F), often accompanied by snowfall.
Compared to its region, Oslo receives a higher average number of sunshine hours throughout the year. This is due to its inland location and position in the southern part of Norway. However, during the winter months, Oslo experiences limited daylight, with just a few hours of sunlight. The summer months, on the other hand, offer extended daylight hours and a higher exposure to the sun. It is important to adapt to these variations in sunlight and adjust daily activities accordingly.
The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Oslo. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.