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UV Index in Waterford

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Today's UV index in Waterford, Ireland Ireland will be up to 4.6, 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 4.6 in Waterford, 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.

Waterford's UV Index

The UV index in Waterford, Ireland is generally low due to its northern location. It rarely reaches high levels, even during summer months.

Weather Seasons

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Waterford experiences temperate maritime weather with four distinct seasons. Winters are mild and summers are cool, making it a year-round destination. Rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year.

Waterford's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Waterford is typically milder in winter and cooler in summer. It receives less rainfall than more western parts of Ireland and has a similar climate to Wales and Scotland, but is milder than similar latitudes in Norway or Sweden.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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