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UV Index in Taipei, TW

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Today's UV index in Taipei, Taiwan Taiwan will be up to 5.1, indicating moderate 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

With a UV index reaching up to 5.1 in Taipei, 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.

Taipei Weather

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

UV Index in Taipei

The UV index in Taipei ranges from moderate to high throughout the year. During the summer months, the UV index can reach as high as 10 (very high), which means that there is a greater risk of sunburn and skin damage. It is advised to use sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and seek shade during peak hours to reduce the impact of harmful ultraviolet rays.

Weather Seasons

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Taipei experiences four distinct seasons: spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Spring (March to May) is characterized by mild temperatures, with highs around 20-25 °C (68-77 °F) and occasional rainfall. Summer (June to August) brings hot and humid weather, with temperatures ranging from 28-35 °C (82-95 °F). Autumn (September to November) is pleasant, with cooler temperatures around 24-28 °C (75-82 °F) and less rainfall. Winter (December to February) is cooler and more comfortable, with temperatures ranging from 15-20 °C (59-68 °F).

Taipei's Climate

Compared to its region, Taipei receives a moderate amount of sun exposure. While it doesn't experience extreme heat like some tropical regions, the combination of high humidity and UV index during summer can make it feel hotter. However, Taipei has milder winters compared to other areas nearby. It is essential to stay properly hydrated and take necessary precautions to protect from the sun's rays throughout the year.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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