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UV Index in Rome

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Today's UV index in Rome, Italy Italy will be up to 6.9, 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 Rome's UV index reaching 6.9, 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.

Rome's UV Index

The UV index in Rome, Italy, typically ranges from low to very high throughout the year. In the summer months, the index can reach extreme levels, while in winter, it is usually low.

Weather Seasons

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Rome has a Mediterranean climate, with distinct seasons. Spring and autumn are mild and warm, while summer is hot and dry. Winter is cool and often wet, with occasional snowfall.

Rome's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Rome's weather is relatively mild. Central Italy's interior experiences more extreme temperatures and precipitation than the capital city. Similarly, countries to the north, like Switzerland and Austria, have much colder winters and more snowfall, while those to the south, like Greece and North Africa, have hotter, drier summers.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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