Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Tampere, reaching up to 0.2. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.
Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Tampere.
The UV index in Tampere ranges from low to moderate throughout the year, averaging around 3 to 5. It's important to protect your skin with sunscreen, especially during the peak summer months (June to August). Keep in mind that the UV index can be higher in the afternoon, so seek shade or wear protective clothing when needed.
Tampere experiences four distinct seasons. Summers (June to August) are pleasantly mild, with temperatures averaging around 20-25 °C (68-77 °F). Autumn (September to November) brings cooler temperatures, ranging from 5-15 °C (41-59 °F), along with beautiful foliage. Winters (December to February) are cold, with temperatures dropping to -5 °C to -15 °C (23-5 °F) and occasional snowfall. Springs (March to May) are cool, with temperatures around 0-10 °C (32-50 °F), but gradually warming up.
Compared to its region, Tampere experiences less sun exposure due to its northern location. This means shorter daylight hours during winter. However, during summer, Tampere enjoys long days with the sun setting late in the evening. It's important to adjust accordingly to the changing seasons and take advantage of the sunlight whenever possible.
The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Tampere. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.