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UV Index in Southend

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Today's UV index in Southend, United Kingdom United Kingdom will be up to 6.9, indicating a high 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 Southend's UV index reaching 6.9, protect your skin from harm by staying in shade, wearing protective clothing, and applying SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV rays are strongest.

Southend's UV Index

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

Weather Seasons

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Southend experiences all four seasons. Winters are mild and wet, with temperatures rarely dropping below freezing. Summers are pleasantly warm, with average highs in the mid-twenties Celsius. Spring and autumn are transitional seasons with cooler temperatures and varying weather conditions.

Southend's Climate

Compared to its region, Southend is warmer and drier than many parts of the UK, particularly during winter. It also has more sunshine hours than many other UK coastal towns. Neighboring countries, especially those in northern Europe, have colder and snowier winters.

Annual Sun Radiation

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