Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Turin, reaching up to 1.3. 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 Turin.
The UV index in Turin can vary throughout the year. In the summer months, from June to August, the UV index can reach high levels, typically ranging from 7 to 9 (high to very high risk). It is important to protect your skin by using sunscreen, wearing hats and sunglasses, and seeking shade during peak sun hours to prevent sunburn and potential long-term damage.
Turin experiences distinctive weather seasons. Spring (March to May) is generally mild with temperatures around 10 °C to 20 °C (50 °F to 68 °F). Summer (June to August) is warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from 20 °C to 30 °C (68 °F to 86 °F). Autumn (September to November) is characterized by cooler temperatures, averaging around 10 °C to 20 °C (50 °F to 68 °F). Winter (December to February) brings colder weather, with temperatures ranging from 0 °C to 10 °C (32 °F to 50 °F), and occasional snowfall.
Turin, located in the Piedmont region of Italy, experiences more sun exposure than the surrounding areas due to its geographical location. The city is nestled in a basin surrounded by the Alps, which can influence weather patterns, resulting in more sunlight hours throughout the year. This makes Turin a great place for outdoor activities and enjoying the sunshine, but it also increases the importance of sun protection measures to prevent overexposure to harmful UV rays.
The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Turin. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.