Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Zaragoza, reaching up to 2. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.
Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Zaragoza.
The UV index in Zaragoza, Spain ranges from moderate to high throughout the year. During the summer months, the index can reach very high levels (8-9), so it's important to protect your skin by using sunscreen, wearing a hat, and staying in the shade when the sun is strongest.
Zaragoza experiences four distinct weather seasons. In the summer (June to August), temperatures can soar up to 40 °C (104 °F), with low rainfall and sunny days. Autumn (September to November) brings milder temperatures around 20-25 °C (68-77 °F), with occasional showers. Winters (December to February) are cold, averaging around 5-10 °C (41-50 °F), with some frost and occasional snowfall. Spring (March to May) is mild and pleasant with temperatures rising from 15-20 °C (59-68 °F).
Compared to its region, Zaragoza enjoys more sun exposure due to its inland location. The Aragon region experiences a continental climate, characterized by hot summers and cold winters. The sunshine hours in Zaragoza are higher than in neighboring cities like Barcelona or Madrid. This makes Zaragoza an attractive destination for those seeking a sunnier and drier climate in Spain.
The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Zaragoza. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.