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UV Index in Praia

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Today's UV index in Praia, Cape Verde Cape Verde will be up to 12, 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 12 in Praia 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.

Praia's UV Index

The UV index in Praia, Cape Verde is consistently high throughout the year, making sun protection necessary.

Weather Seasons

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Praia has two main seasons: the dry season from November to July and the wet season from August to October. However, rainfall is generally low and the city is warm year-round.

Praia's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Praia is relatively drier and experiences less fluctuation in temperature. Its climate is influenced by the Harmattan wind, which blows from the Sahara desert, making it warmer and drier than other West African coastal cities.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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