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UV Index in Zürich

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Today's UV index in Zürich, Switzerland Switzerland will be up to 6.4, indicating a high 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 Zürich's UV index reaching 6.4, protect your skin from harm by staying in shade, wearing protective clothing, and applying SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV rays are strongest.

Zürich's UV Index

The UV index in Zürich, Switzerland, can reach a high of 8 during summer months. This is considered a high level, and precautions should be taken to protect skin.

Weather Seasons

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Zürich experiences four distinct seasons. Spring is mild and wet, summer is warm and sometimes humid, autumn is cool and colorful, and winter is cold with occasional snow.

Zürich's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Zürich's climate is moderate. It is warmer than the alpine regions of Switzerland and cooler than southern Europe. Rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year, and the city experiences less precipitation than the surrounding mountainous areas.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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