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UV Index in Southampton

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Today's UV index in Southampton, United Kingdom United Kingdom will be up to 4.7, 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 4.7 in Southampton, 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.

Southampton's UV Index

The UV index in Southampton, UK, is generally low due to its northern location. It reaches moderate levels during the summer months, but rarely exceeds this.

Weather Seasons

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Southampton experiences four distinct seasons. Spring brings mild temperatures and blooming flowers, while summers are typically cool and wet. Autumn sees the leaves change color and temperatures drop, and winters are often cold and damp with occasional snowfall.

Southampton's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Southampton's weather is mild and damp. While areas further north in the UK may experience colder temperatures and more snow, Southampton sees less extreme weather than continental Europe or Scandinavia.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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