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UV Index in Sheffield, GB

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Today's UV index in Sheffield, United Kingdom United Kingdom will be up to 0.5, 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's tips

Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Sheffield, reaching up to 0.5. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Sheffield Weather

Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Sheffield.

UV Index in Sheffield

The UV index in Sheffield, United Kingdom, can vary throughout the year. During the summer months, from June to August, when the sun is at its strongest, the UV index can reach high levels, ranging from 6 to 8 (out of 10). This means that it is important to protect your skin and eyes by wearing sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses when enjoying outdoor activities.

Weather Seasons

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Sheffield experiences four distinct seasons throughout the year. Spring, from March to May, typically has mild temperatures ranging from 6 to 14 °C (43 to 57 °F). Summer, from June to August, is the warmest time of the year, with temperatures averaging between 13 and 20 °C (55 to 68 °F). Autumn, from September to November, sees temperatures ranging from 7 to 14 °C (45 to 57 °F) with colorful foliage. Winter, from December to February, can be quite chilly, with temperatures averaging between 1 and 7 °C (34 to 45 °F) and occasional snowfall.

Sheffield's Climate

Compared to other regions in the United Kingdom, Sheffield is known for its slightly warmer summers. However, it also has cooler winters compared to coastal areas due to its inland location. The region surrounding Sheffield receives an average of 1,400 hours of sunshine per year. Although this is lower than the national average, Sheffield still enjoys a fair amount of sunlight, making it possible to enjoy outdoor activities throughout the year.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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