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UV Index in Virginia Beach

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Today's UV index in Virginia Beach, United States United States will be up to 7.9, indicating a high 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 Virginia Beach's UV index reaching 7.9, protect your skin from harm by staying in shade, wearing protective clothing, and applying SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV rays are strongest.

Virginia Beach's UV Index

The UV index in Virginia Beach can reach high levels during the summer, with a maximum index of 11. This means that intense UV radiation is present and people should take appropriate precautions to protect their skin.

Weather Seasons

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Virginia Beach experiences four distinct seasons. Winters are mild with occasional snowfall, while spring brings blooming flowers and warm temperatures. Summers are hot and humid, with high temperatures in the 80s and 90s Fahrenheit. Fall sees cooler temperatures and vibrant foliage.

Virginia Beach's Climate

Compared to its region, Virginia Beach has a milder climate than inland areas of the Mid-Atlantic and the Southeast. It also has less extreme weather than neighboring countries like Canada, where winters are much colder. However, hurricane season can bring heavy rain and strong winds to the area.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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