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UV Index in Southend, GB

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Today's UV index in Southend, United Kingdom United Kingdom will be up to 0.6, 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 Southend, reaching up to 0.6. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Southend Weather

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

UV Index in Southend

In Southend, the UV index ranges from low to moderate throughout the year. On average, the UV index is around 2 to 4 (low to moderate) during spring and autumn seasons, and increases to 5 to 6 (moderate) during summer. It is advisable to wear sunscreen, protective clothing, and sunglasses, especially when spending extended periods outdoors.

Weather Seasons

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Southend experiences four distinct seasons. Spring (March to May) is generally mild with temperatures ranging from 8 °C to 15 °C (46 °F to 59 °F). Summers (June to August) are warm, with temperatures averaging 17 °C to 22 °C (63 °F to 72 °F). Autumn (September to November) is cooler, with temperatures ranging from 9 °C to 16 °C (48 °F to 61 °F). Winters (December to February) are cold, with temperatures averaging 3 °C to 8 °C (37 °F to 46 °F), occasionally dropping below freezing.

Southend's Climate

Compared to its region, Southend benefits from its proximity to the coast and the North Sea, which moderates the temperature extremes. However, this also means that it is subject to maritime influence, resulting in higher humidity levels. As a result, Southend can experience milder winters and cooler summers compared to inland areas. The coastal location also means that Southend receives more sunshine hours, which contributes to its popularity as a seaside destination.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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