Ultraviolet (UV) Index Forecast for External Australian Territories

External Territories UV Index Forecast valid Tuesday 31 March 2015
Location Sun Protection Recommended between (local time) Maximum UV Index UV Index Broken cloud UV Index Overcast
Christmas Island 8.20 am to 3.40 pm 13 9 6
Cocos Islands 7.50 am to 3.20 pm 13 9 6
Lord Howe Island 8.30 am to 2.20 pm 7 4 3
Norfolk Island 8.40 am to 3.00 pm 8 5 4
Map legend:
      11+ (violet) extreme,
      8-10 (red) very high,
      6-7 (orange) high,
      3-5 (yellow) moderate,
      1-2 (green) low
      Protect yourself in 5 ways:
      1) Slip on sun-protective clothing, 
      2) Slop on SPF30+ sunscreen. Reapply every two hours, 
      3) Slap on a broad-brimmed hat, 
      4) Seek shade, 
      5) Slide on wrap-around sunglasses.

Check and Protect

It is important for all Australians or visitors to Australia, to look and listen for UV Index levels in local weather forecasts.


You should use a combination of sun protection measures to keep you safe from UV radiation - never rely on just one.

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