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UV Index in Sunderland

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Today's UV index in Sunderland, United Kingdom United Kingdom will be up to 5.9, 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 5.9 in Sunderland, 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.

Sunderland's UV Index

The UV index in Sunderland, UK, is relatively low. On a sunny day, the UV index usually reaches a maximum of 5-6, which is considered moderate. It's rare for the UV index to exceed 7.

Weather Seasons

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Sunderland experiences four distinct seasons. Winters are mild and wet, with temperatures rarely dropping below freezing. Spring brings milder weather and more hours of daylight. Summers are cool and comparatively dry, with temperatures averaging around 19°C (66°F). Autumn sees temperatures dropping, and the city becomes increasingly wet.

Sunderland's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Sunderland is typically milder and rainier. Southern England and Wales often have warmer summers and colder winters, while Scotland and Northern Ireland experience more extreme weather conditions. Coastal cities like Sunderland tend to have milder temperatures year-round.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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