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UV Index in Richmond, CA

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Today's UV index in Richmond, Canada Canada will be up to 0.7, indicating low 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

Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Richmond, reaching up to 0.7. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Richmond Weather

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

UV Index in Richmond

The UV index in Richmond, Canada, varies throughout the year. In the summer (June to August), when the sun is strongest, the UV index can reach high levels, often ranging from 7 to 9. This means that there is a high risk of sunburn, and it is crucial to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses.

Weather Seasons

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Richmond experiences four distinct seasons. In the spring (March to May), temperatures range from around 7 °C (45 °F) to 15 °C (59 °F), with occasional rain showers. Summers (June to August) are generally warm and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 18 °C (64 °F) to 26 °C (79 °F). Autumn (September to November) brings cooler weather, with temperatures ranging from 10 °C (50 °F) to 16 °C (61 °F). Winters (December to February) in Richmond can be mild or cold, with temperatures ranging from 1 °C (34 °F) to 8 °C (46 °F), and occasional snowfall.

Richmond's Climate

Compared to its region, Richmond enjoys a similar climate due to its proximity to the ocean. However, its sun exposure can be higher than some neighboring areas due to its flat landscape, which lacks significant shading. This means that the UV index can be higher in Richmond compared to places with more hills or trees. Therefore, it is important to be mindful of sun protection measures to prevent sunburn and minimize the risk of skin damage.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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