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UV Index in Umeå

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Today's UV index in Umeå, Sweden Sweden will be up to 4, 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 4 in Umeå, 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.

Umeå's UV Index

The UV index in Umeå, Sweden, is generally low to moderate. It can reach a higher level during the summer months, but it rarely goes above moderate.

Weather Seasons

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Umeå experiences four distinct seasons. Winters are cold and snowy, with temperatures often below freezing. Spring brings milder temperatures and longer days. Summers are cool and comfortable, with highs usually in the 60s (Fahrenheit). Autumn sees falling leaves and cooler weather, leading to winter again.

Umeå's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Umeå is relatively mild. While Northern Sweden and other Scandinavian countries can have very cold winters, Umeå's coastal location helps to moderate its temperatures. However, it still experiences snow and cold temperatures, just not as extreme as more northern locations.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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