Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in San Marino, reaching up to 1.3. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.
Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around San Marino.
In San Marino, the UV index varies throughout the year, reaching its highest levels during the summer months. In July and August, the UV index can peak at around 8, which is considered very high. It is important to take precautions during these months by wearing sunscreen, protective clothing, and seeking shade to avoid the harmful effects of sunburn and potential skin damage.
San Marino experiences four distinct seasons: spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Spring (March to May) is mild with average temperatures ranging from 10 °C (50 °F) to 20 °C (68 °F). Summers (June to August) are warm, often reaching temperatures between 20 °C (68 °F) and 30 °C (86 °F). Autumn (September to November) is generally pleasant, with temperatures between 10 °C (50 °F) and 20 °C (68 °F). Winters (December to February) in San Marino are chilly, with average temperatures ranging from 0 °C (32 °F) to 10 °C (50 °F).
Compared to its region, San Marino enjoys a moderate level of sun exposure. The country experiences around 2,200 hours of bright sunshine annually. This is similar to neighboring Italy and most parts of Europe. However, it is important to be aware of the UV index and take necessary precautions, as excessive sun exposure can still lead to sunburn and potential skin damage.
The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in San Marino. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.