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    What is Shah Alam UV index today?

    Consult Shah Alam UV index today to determine whether the sun exposure is safe or if precautions should be taken.

    Shah Alam Current UV Index

    7.065

    UV Index Datetime

    2024-07-16 02:57:05

    Shah Alam Max UV Index

    12.1432

    Max UV Index Datetime

    2024-07-16 05:21:03

    City

    Shah Alam

    Country

    Malaysia

    Latitude

    3.0722

    Longitude

    101.5167


    Today's max Shah Alam UV index is extreme, measuring 12.1432 around 2024-07-16T05:21:03.798Z. It is crucial to avoid sun exposure, seek shade, and wear comprehensive sun protection including clothing, sunscreen, and a hat.


    Current Shah Alam UV index is high, reaching 7.065. Avoid outdoor activities during peak sun hours and wear protective clothing, sunscreen, and a hat for safety.

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    Shah Alam Real-Time UV Index Forecast Chart (Hourly Shah Alam UV Index Chart)


    Explore Shah Alam UV Index Forecast Chart for next hours to stay informed about the varying levels of ultraviolet radiation index throughout the day


    Safe Exposure Time Calculation in (Time to Burn Chart)


    The most commonly used scheme to classify a person’s skin type by their response to sun exposure in terms of the degree of burning and tanning was developed by Thomas B. Fitzpatrick, MD, PhD. As a meter of fact even the skin color of Emoji characters based on the Fitzpatrick scale.


    Skin Type Color Typical Features Tanning Ability Time to Burn (minutes)
    I Red or blond hair; light-colored eyes; freckles likely Always burns, does not tan 23.59
    II Light eyes; light hair Burns easily, tans poorly 28.31
    III Any eye or hair color (very common skin type) Tans after initial burn 37.74
    IV Dark brown hair; medium to heavy pigmentation Burns minimally, tans easily 47.18
    V Dark hair; rarely sun sensitive Rarely burns, tans darkly easily 75.49
    VI N/A Never burns, always tans darkly 141.54

    Ultraviolet Radiation Reflection from Surfaces


    Highly reflective surfaces can increase surrounding levels of solar UV including concrete, snow, glass, water and polished metals (see source).


    Reflected UV Levels

    Material Reflected Solar UV Rays (%) Effective UV Index UV Color
    New black roadway (Asphalt) 4.1% 7.35
    Old grey roadway (Asphalt) 8.9% 7.69
    Footpath (Concrete) 10.1% 7.78
    Grasslands (Grass) 1.2% 7.15
    Lawn (Grass) 3.5% 7.31
    Fiberglass boat deck 9.1% 7.71
    White house paint 22% 8.62
    Wet beach sand 7.1% 7.57
    Dry beach sand 16.5% 8.23
    Clay/humus (Soil) 5% 7.42
    Open water 3.3% 7.3
    Open ocean 8% 7.63
    Sea surf/white foam 27.5% 9.01
    Snow old/new 69% 11.94
    Wood boat deck 6.6% 7.53

    Required Sunlight Exposure for Vitamin D in Shah Alam


    Vitamin D is a hormone that controls calcium levels in the blood. It is needed to develop and maintain healthy bones, muscles and teeth and is also important for general health. The human body can get vitamin D in two ways: diet or sun exposure.


    Minutes for sunlight exposure for sufficient Vitamin D intake (see source).


    Skin Type Exposure Time (Shah Alam Current UV Level: High)
    I5-10m
    II10-15m
    III15-20m
    IV20-30m
    V30-40m
    VI40-60m

    Shah Alam Historical UV Index Trends Over the Past Year (Monthly Shah Alam UV Index Chart)


    This chart presents a detailed view of the UV rating index fluctuations throughout the past year, enabling you to identify the months with lower UV levels. By observing the monthly UV trends, you can determine the safer periods for outdoor activities with reduced risk of harmful UV exposure. It's a practical tool for planning outdoor ventures while prioritizing skin health and safety.





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    Frequently Asked Questions About Shah Alam UV Index

    Find here the most frequent questions while enriching your knowledge.

    The maximum UV Index in Shah Alam was 14.8375, typically reaches its peak during the Spring months. The UV Index measures the strength of sunburn-producing ultraviolet radiation. In Shah Alam, the highest UV Index can often reach levels considered "very high" or "extreme," which usually means a UV Index of 8 or more. This high index calls for extra precautions, like using sunscreen, wearing protective clothing, and avoiding prolonged sun exposure during midday hours.

    In Shah Alam, the highest average UV Index is usually recorded in the month of April with the uv index of 14.348666666667. During this time, the combination of longer daylight hours and the sun's higher position in the sky contributes to stronger UV radiation. Residents and visitors should be particularly vigilant about sun protection during this month, as the UV rays are at their most intense, increasing the risk of sunburn and skin damage.

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