Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Valencia, reaching up to 1.9. 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 Valencia.
Valencia enjoys a Mediterranean climate with plenty of sunny days. The UV index here can reach high levels, especially during the summer months. With values ranging between 8 and 10, it is important to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses to avoid sunburns and other UV-related skin damage.
Valencia experiences four distinct seasons throughout the year. Spring (March to May) brings mild temperatures, ranging between 13-23 °C (55-73 °F). Summers (June to August) are hot and dry, with temperatures averaging 25-30 °C (77-86 °F). Autumn (September to November) brings comfortable days between 17-25 °C (63-77 °F). Winter (December to February) temperatures range from 8-17 °C (46-63 °F), with occasional rainfall.
Compared to other cities in the region, Valencia enjoys relatively more sun exposure. With an average of 2,688 hours of sunshine per year, it receives more sunlight than Barcelona or Madrid. This makes Valencia an ideal destination for those seeking warmth and sunshine, whether it's for a beach holiday or simply enjoying the picturesque streets and vibrant culture the city has to offer.
The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Valencia. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.