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UV Index in Sheffield

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Today's UV index in Sheffield, United Kingdom United Kingdom will be up to 4.3, indicating a moderate 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 a UV index reaching up to 4.3 in Sheffield, stay shaded during midday when the sun is strongest; wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, UV-blocking sunglasses; apply SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days; and be cautious of heightened UV on bright surfaces.

Sheffield's UV Index

The UV index in Sheffield, UK, is generally low due to its northern location. It seldom exceeds 6, even during summer months.

Weather Seasons

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Sheffield experiences four distinct seasons. Winters are cold and wet, with snowfall but not heavy frost. Springs are generally mild, with occasional cooler spells. Summers are pleasantly warm, and autumns are crisp and cool with beautiful foliage.

Sheffield's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Sheffield's weather is typically milder than other parts of the UK. It is warmer and drier than coastal areas in the north, and cooler and wetter than southern England. Compared to its European neighbors, Sheffield is cooler than many countries on the continent, due to its more northern location.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart below displays the average Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each month 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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