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UV Index in Palma, ES

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Today's UV index in Palma, Spain Spain will be up to 3.5, indicating moderate 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

With a UV index reaching up to 3.5 in Palma, 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.

Palma Weather

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

UV Index in Palma

The UV index in Palma, Spain varies throughout the year. In summer (June-August), it can reach very high levels, often exceeding 10 (very high risk). This means that even a short exposure to the sun can cause sunburn, especially between 11 am and 4 pm when the sun's rays are the strongest. Therefore, it is important to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat if you're visiting during these months.

Weather Seasons

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Palma, Spain experiences a Mediterranean climate, characterized by mild winters and hot summers. The city enjoys pleasant weather for most of the year, with average temperatures ranging from 15 °C to 31 °C (59 °F to 88 °F) in summer and 5 °C to 15 °C (41 °F to 59 °F) in winter. Spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November) are the transitional seasons with moderate temperatures and occasional rainfall. It is worth noting that these are just averages, and temperatures can vary day-to-day.

Palma's Climate

Compared to other cities in the region, Palma, Spain enjoys more hours of sunshine. With approximately 2,800 hours of sunshine per year, it receives more sunlight than nearby cities such as Barcelona and Valencia. This makes Palma an attractive destination for sun-seekers and beach lovers. However, with the high UV index during summer, it's important to be mindful of sun protection to avoid any risk of sunburn or heat-related illnesses.

Annual Sun Radiation

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

Disclaimer

* This page's content about the UV index in Palma (Spain) is for educational and informational purposes only. The developers and data providers are not liable for the accuracy, reliability, or availability of the information. The information is not a substitute for professional medical advice, and the developers and data providers are not medical professionals. Seek advice from a qualified health provider for any medical concerns, and do not disregard medical advice or delay seeking it based on the information provided on this site.