Today's UV index in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina will be up to 2.5, 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, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Sarajevo, reaching up to 2.5. 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 Sarajevo.
The UV index in Sarajevo ranges from moderate to high throughout the year. During the summer months, the index can reach levels of 8 or 9 (very high), which means that sun protection is crucial. Even during the winter, the index can still reach levels of 3 or 4 (moderate), so it's important to apply sunscreen and protect your skin.
Sarajevo experiences four distinct weather seasons. Summers (June-August) are warm with average temperatures around 27-30 °C (81-86 °F), while winters (December-February) can be cold with temperatures dropping to an average of -3 to -6 °C (27-21 °F). Spring and autumn are transitional seasons, with mild temperatures ranging from 10-20 °C (50-68 °F). Snowfall is common during the winter months, adding to the charm of the city.
Compared to its region, Sarajevo generally enjoys a higher number of sunny days. The city receives approximately 2,000 hours of sunshine per year, and the sunny weather contributes to the beautiful landscape. However, due to its geographical location surrounded by mountain ranges, Sarajevo can also experience foggy conditions, especially during the cooler months. Therefore, it's always good to keep an eye on the weather forecast before planning outdoor activities.
The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Sarajevo. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.