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UV Index in Port-aux-Français

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Today's UV index in Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands French Southern and Antarctic Lands will be up to 7.2, indicating a high 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 Port-aux-Français's UV index reaching 7.2, protect your skin from harm by staying in shade, wearing protective clothing, and applying SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV rays are strongest.

Port-aux-Français's UV Index

The UV index in Port-aux-Français is generally low due to its high latitude and often cloudy weather. On clear days, the UV index can reach a moderate level.

Weather Seasons

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Port-aux-Français experiences two main seasons: a cooler season from May to October and a warmer season from November to April. Winter temperatures can drop below freezing, while summer temperatures rarely exceed 10°C.

Port-aux-Français's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Port-aux-Français has a unique climate. The city is much colder and windier than its nearby islands in the Indian Ocean, such as Réunion and Mauritius. Its climate is also significantly different from that of its Antarctic neighbors, which experience much colder temperatures and more extreme weather conditions.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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