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UV Index in Oulu

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Today's UV index in Oulu, Finland Finland will be up to 3.7, 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 3.7 in Oulu, 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.

Oulu's UV Index

The UV index in Oulu, Finland is typically low due to its high latitude. It reaches moderate levels during the summer months, but rarely reaches high levels.

Weather Seasons

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Oulu experiences four distinct seasons, each with its own unique weather patterns. Winter brings cold temperatures and heavy snowfall, while spring sees the snow melting and temperatures rising. Summer is mild with long daylight hours and autumn brings cooler temperatures and colorful foliage.

Oulu's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Oulu has a colder climate due to its northern location. It experiences longer and colder winters than nearby cities in Sweden and Norway. However, during the summer, the temperatures in Oulu are comparable to other cities in the region. The city is also known for its high amount of snowfall, which is greater than many other cities in Finland.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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