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UV Index in South Tarawa

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Today's UV index in South Tarawa, Kiribati Kiribati will be up to 11.3, indicating a extreme 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

UV index at 11.3 in South Tarawa 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.

South Tarawa's UV Index

The UV index in South Tarawa, Kiribati is often very high, reaching extreme levels during peak sunlight hours. This is due to the city's location near the equator, which results in intense sunlight throughout the year.

Weather Seasons

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South Tarawa experiences two main seasons: the dry season from May to October and the wet season from November to April. The dry season is cooler and less humid, while the wet season is warmer and more humid with frequent rain showers.

South Tarawa's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, South Tarawa's climate is typically hot and tropical. Unlike some of its neighbors, it does not have a pronounced cool or monsoon season, making its weather patterns relatively stable throughout the year.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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