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UV Index in Wigan, GB

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Today's UV index in Wigan, United Kingdom United Kingdom will be up to 0.5, indicating low risk of harm from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Check 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 Wigan, reaching up to 0.5. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Wigan Weather

Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Wigan.

UV Index in Wigan

The UV index in Wigan ranges from 1 to 8 throughout the year. During winter (December to February), the index remains low, between 1 and 2. In spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November), it increases to moderate levels, reaching a peak of 5. In summer (June to August), the UV index is higher, between 6 and 8, so it is important to protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays.

Weather Seasons

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Wigan experiences four distinct weather seasons. Winter (December to February) is cool with temperatures averaging around 3 °C (37 °F). Spring (March to May) brings milder conditions, with temperatures ranging from 5 °C (41 °F) to 12 °C (54 °F). Summer (June to August) is warm, with temperatures reaching 20 °C (68 °F) to 23 °C (73 °F). Autumn (September to November) is mild, with temperatures ranging from 10 °C (50 °F) to 15 °C (59 °F).

Wigan's Climate

Compared to its region, Wigan is generally similar in terms of sun exposure. The UV index in nearby cities like Manchester and Liverpool follows a similar pattern throughout the year. However, Wigan may experience slightly lower temperatures due to its inland location, compared to coastal areas like Blackpool. It is essential for residents and visitors in Wigan to stay informed about the UV index and follow sun protection measures, regardless of the season.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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