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 Wednesday 30 July 2014
Location Sun Protection Recommended between (local time) Maximum UV Index UV Index Broken cloud UV Index Overcast
Albury-Wodonga No UV Alert 2 1 1
Armidale 10.20 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Batemans Bay No UV Alert 2 1 1
Bathurst 11.00 am to 1.20 pm 3 2 1
Bourke 10.50 am to 2.00 pm 4 2 2
Bowral 11.20 am to 12.50 pm 3 2 1
Broken Hill 11.20 am to 2.00 pm 4 2 2
Cabramurra 11.30 am to 12.50 pm 3 2 1
Canberra 11.40 am to 12.40 pm 3 2 1
Cape Byron 10.10 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Cessnock 11.10 am to 1.00 pm 3 2 1
Charlotte Pass 10.30 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Cobar 11.00 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Coffs Harbour 10.20 am to 1.20 pm 4 2 2
Cooma 11.50 am to 12.30 pm 3 2 1
Deniliquin No UV Alert 2 1 1
Dubbo 11.00 am to 1.20 pm 4 2 2
Forster 10.50 am to 1.00 pm 3 2 1
Glen Innes 10.10 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Gosford 11.20 am to 12.40 pm 3 2 1
Goulburn 11.20 am to 12.50 pm 3 2 1
Grafton 10.20 am to 1.30 pm 4 2 2
Griffith 11.40 am to 1.00 pm 3 2 1
Inverell 10.20 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Ivanhoe 11.30 am to 1.30 pm 3 2 1
Katoomba 11.00 am to 1.10 pm 3 2 1
Kempsey 10.40 am to 1.20 pm 4 2 2
Lismore 10.10 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Lithgow 11.00 am to 1.10 pm 3 2 1
Maitland 11.10 am to 12.50 pm 3 2 1
Merimbula No UV Alert 2 1 1
Moree 10.20 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Mudgee 10.50 am to 1.20 pm 4 2 2
Narrabri 10.30 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Newcastle 11.10 am to 12.50 pm 3 2 1
Nowra No UV Alert 2 1 1
Orange 11.00 am to 1.20 pm 3 2 1
Parkes 11.10 am to 1.10 pm 3 2 1
Perisher Valley 10.30 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Port Macquarie 10.40 am to 1.10 pm 4 2 2
Scone 10.50 am to 1.20 pm 4 2 2
Selwyn Snowfields 10.30 am to 2.00 pm 4 2 2
Singleton 11.00 am to 1.10 pm 3 2 1
Springwood 11.10 am to 12.50 pm 3 2 1
Sydney 11.30 am to 12.40 pm 3 2 1
Tamworth 10.30 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Taree 10.50 am to 1.10 pm 3 2 1
Thredbo 10.40 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Tuggeranong 11.40 am to 12.40 pm 3 2 1
Wagga Wagga 12.00 pm to 12.30 pm 3 2 1
Wollongong 11.50 am to 12.20 pm 3 2 1
Young 11.30 am to 12.50 pm 3 2 1

 

 

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.

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