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UV Index in Yaoundé

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Today's UV index in Yaoundé, Cameroon Cameroon will be up to 13.4, indicating a extreme 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

UV index at 13.4 in Yaoundé means extreme risk; limit outdoor time from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., use shade, protective clothing, SPF 30+ sunscreen, and sunglasses; watch for bright surfaces like water and snow increasing UV exposure.

Yaoundé's UV Index

The UV index in Yaoundé, Cameroon typically falls in the low to moderate range, usually ranging from 3 to 7. This is generally lower than in many other equatorial regions.

Weather Seasons

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Yaoundé has two main seasons: a wet season and a dry season. The wet season lasts from March to November, with heavy rainfall, while the dry season extends from November to February, featuring cooler temperatures and lower humidity.

Yaoundé's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Yaoundé has a relatively mild climate. Surrounding areas like the coastal regions experience higher temperatures and humidity, while regions further north are much hotter and drier during the harmattan period. This temperate climate is primarily due to its elevation, being located at approximately 2,500 feet above sea level.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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