Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Tehran, reaching up to 2.8. 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 Tehran.
The UV index in Tehran is generally high, especially during the summer months. It often reaches levels of 8 or higher, which is considered very high (8-10: very high, 11+: extreme). So, it is essential to protect your skin and eyes by wearing sunscreen, sunglasses, and hats to decrease the risk of sunburn and harmful UV radiation.
Tehran experiences four distinct seasons throughout the year. Spring brings mild temperatures, ranging from 12-23 °C (54-73 °F), with occasional rainfall. Summers are hot and dry, with average temperatures ranging from 25-35 °C (77-95 °F). Autumn is pleasant, seeing temperatures between 10-23 °C (50-73 °F) and vibrant foliage. Winters tend to be cold, with temperatures averaging around 0-8 °C (32-46 °F) and occasional snowfall.
Compared to its region, Tehran boasts a unique weather pattern due to its location near the Alborz Mountains. This results in a milder climate compared to other Iranian cities at similar latitudes. However, Tehran is still known for its hot summers and relatively cold winters. The region experiences a significant amount of sunshine throughout the year, contributing to its generally dry climate and making it an attractive destination for outdoor activities.
The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Tehran. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.