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UV Index in Sana'a, YE

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Today's UV index in Sana'a, Yemen Yemen will be up to 14.7, indicating extreme 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

UV index at 14.7 in Sana'a 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.

Sana'a Weather

Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Sana'a.

UV Index in Sana'a

The UV index in Sana'a, Yemen ranges from moderate to high throughout the year. During the summer months, from June to August, the UV index can reach as high as 11 (extreme). It is important to protect your skin and eyes by using sunscreen, wearing protective clothing, and seeking shade during these times.

Weather Seasons

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Sana'a experiences two main seasons: a hot and dry season and a cool and wet season. The hot and dry season lasts from April to September, with temperatures averaging around 30-35 °C (86-95 °F). The cool and wet season occurs from October to March, with temperatures ranging from 15-25 °C (59-77 °F) and occasional rainfall. The city receives the majority of its precipitation during this time, making it the more favorable season for visiting.

Sana'a's Climate

Compared to its region, Sana'a enjoys a relatively moderate climate with lower sun exposure. Cities in the surrounding region, such as Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, can experience peak temperatures as high as 50 °C (122 °F). Additionally, Sana'a's higher altitude helps moderate temperatures and reduces the risk of extreme heat. However, it is still important to be cautious and take necessary precautions against the strong sun rays in Sana'a.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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