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UV Index in Wellington

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Today's UV index in Wellington, New Zealand New Zealand will be up to 1.3, indicating a low 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

Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Wellington, 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.

Wellington's UV Index

The UV index in Wellington, New Zealand, can reach extreme levels during peak sunlight hours, particularly in the summer months. It's important to be aware of the UV index and take necessary precautions to protect your skin.

Weather Seasons

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Wellington experiences a temperate maritime climate, with two main seasons: a mild summer from December to February and a cooler winter from June to August. However, the weather can be highly changeable, with frequent rain and strong winds throughout the year.

Wellington's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Wellington is known for its variable weather and high rainfall. It receives more rain than the New Zealand average, but less than some other parts of the country. The city's climate is milder than that of neighboring Australia, but cooler than many Pacific Island nations.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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