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UV Index in Philipsburg

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Today's UV index in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten Sint Maarten will be up to 11.9, indicating a extreme 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

UV index at 11.9 in Philipsburg means extreme risk; limit outdoor time from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., use shade, protective clothing, SPF 30+ sunscreen, and sunglasses; watch for bright surfaces like water and snow increasing UV exposure.

Philipsburg's UV Index

The UV index in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, can reach very high levels, particularly during the dry season. It's important to be aware of this if you're planning outdoor activities.

Weather Seasons

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Philipsburg experiences a tropical monsoon climate, with two main seasons: a dry season from January to April, and a wet season from May to December. The wet season is characterized by hot, humid weather and frequent rain showers.

Philipsburg's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Philipsburg's weather is generally warmer and wetter. While other Caribbean islands may have cooler temperatures and drier climates, Sint Maarten's location near the equator results in consistently high temperatures and significant rainfall throughout the year.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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