Ultraviolet (UV) Index Forecast

State UV Index Forecast Map

Cape Byron Lismore Moree Grafton Inverell Bourke Coffs Harbour Armidale Kempsey Tamworth Port Macquarie Cobar Lord Howe Island Taree Broken Hill Scone Dubbo Mudgee Maitland Cessnock Newcastle Parkes Orange Bathurst Gosford Katoomba Sydney Griffith Wollongong Bowral Goulburn Nowra Wagga Wagga Canberra Deniliquin Batemans Bay Selwyn Snowfields Cabramurra Albury-Wodonga Cooma Perisher Valley Charlotte Pass Thredbo Norfolk Island

Notes:

  • These map locations identify stations where the weather observation data is collected. In some cases, these stations are located a short distance from corresponding towns, most commonly at local airports.
  • This map should not be used to reference locations accurately.

State UV Index Forecast Table

New South Wales UV Index Forecast valid Monday 24 November 2014
Location Sun Protection Recommended between (local time) Maximum UV Index UV Index Broken cloud UV Index Overcast
Albury-Wodonga 8.50 am to 5.10 pm 12 8 6
Armidale 8.30 am to 4.50 pm 13 9 6
Batemans Bay 8.40 am to 4.50 pm 11 7 5
Bathurst 8.40 am to 5.00 pm 13 9 6
Bourke 9.00 am to 5.10 pm 12 8 6
Bowral 8.40 am to 4.50 pm 12 8 6
Broken Hill 9.20 am to 5.20 pm 12 8 6
Cabramurra 8.40 am to 5.10 pm 13 9 6
Canberra 8.40 am to 5.00 pm 12 8 6
Cape Byron 8.40 am to 4.30 pm 12 8 6
Cessnock 8.40 am to 4.40 pm 12 8 6
Charlotte Pass 8.40 am to 5.10 pm 13 9 6
Cobar 9.00 am to 5.10 pm 12 8 6
Coffs Harbour 8.40 am to 4.40 pm 12 8 6
Cooma 8.40 am to 5.10 pm 12 8 6
Deniliquin 9.10 am to 5.10 pm 11 7 5
Dubbo 8.50 am to 5.00 pm 12 8 6
Forster 8.40 am to 4.40 pm 12 8 6
Glen Innes 8.30 am to 4.50 pm 13 9 6
Gosford 8.40 am to 4.40 pm 12 8 6
Goulburn 8.40 am to 5.00 pm 12 8 6
Grafton 8.40 am to 4.40 pm 12 8 6
Griffith 9.00 am to 5.10 pm 12 8 6
Inverell 8.40 am to 4.50 pm 13 9 6
Ivanhoe 9.10 am to 5.10 pm 12 8 6
Katoomba 8.40 am to 4.50 pm 13 9 6
Kempsey 8.40 am to 4.40 pm 12 8 6
Lismore 8.40 am to 4.40 pm 12 8 6
Lithgow 8.40 am to 4.50 pm 13 9 6
Maitland 8.40 am to 4.40 pm 12 8 6
Merimbula 8.40 am to 4.50 pm 11 7 5
Moree 8.50 am to 4.50 pm 12 8 6
Mudgee 8.40 am to 4.50 pm 12 8 6
Narrabri 8.40 am to 4.50 pm 12 8 6
Newcastle 8.40 am to 4.40 pm 12 8 6
Nowra 8.40 am to 4.50 pm 12 8 6
Orange 8.40 am to 5.00 pm 13 9 6
Parkes 8.50 am to 5.00 pm 12 8 6
Perisher Valley 8.40 am to 5.10 pm 13 9 6
Port Macquarie 8.40 am to 4.40 pm 12 8 6
Scone 8.40 am to 4.50 pm 12 8 6
Selwyn Snowfields 8.40 am to 5.10 pm 13 9 6
Singleton 8.40 am to 4.50 pm 12 8 6
Springwood 8.40 am to 4.50 pm 12 8 6
Sydney 8.40 am to 4.50 pm 12 8 6
Tamworth 8.40 am to 4.50 pm 12 8 6
Taree 8.40 am to 4.40 pm 12 8 6
Thredbo 8.40 am to 5.10 pm 13 9 6
Tuggeranong 8.40 am to 5.00 pm 12 8 6
Wagga Wagga 8.50 am to 5.10 pm 12 8 6
Wollongong 8.40 am to 4.50 pm 12 8 6
Young 8.50 am to 5.00 pm 12 8 6

 

 

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.

Remember

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

Further Information