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UV Index in Richmond

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Today's UV index in Richmond, Canada Canada will be up to 4.7, indicating a moderate 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 a UV index reaching up to 4.7 in Richmond, 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.

Richmond's UV Index

The UV index in Richmond, Canada can reach high levels during the summer months, with a maximum index of 9 or 10. It is important to be aware of UV levels and take appropriate precautions to protect against overexposure.

Weather Seasons

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Richmond experiences four distinct seasons, with warm summers and cool, wet winters. Spring and fall are mild and see a mix of sunny and rainy days. Snowfall is rare, but the temperature can drop below freezing in the winter.

Richmond's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Richmond has a milder climate. It receives less snow and has cooler summers than inland areas of Canada. Coastal cities in the Pacific Northwest of the United States, such as Seattle and Portland, have similar climates to Richmond.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart below displays the average Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each month 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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