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 Saturday 30 August 2014
Location Sun Protection Recommended between (local time) Maximum UV Index UV Index Broken cloud UV Index Overcast
Albury-Wodonga 10.20 am to 2.00 pm 4 2 2
Armidale 9.20 am to 2.30 pm 6 4 3
Batemans Bay 10.10 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Bathurst 9.50 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Bourke 9.50 am to 2.40 pm 5 3 2
Bowral 9.50 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2
Broken Hill 10.20 am to 2.50 pm 5 3 2
Cabramurra 10.10 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2
Canberra 10.00 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2
Cape Byron 9.10 am to 2.20 pm 6 4 3
Cessnock 9.40 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2
Charlotte Pass 9.30 am to 2.40 pm 6 4 3
Cobar 10.00 am to 2.40 pm 5 3 2
Coffs Harbour 9.20 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Cooma 10.10 am to 2.00 pm 4 2 2
Deniliquin 10.30 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Dubbo 9.50 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Forster 9.30 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2
Glen Innes 9.10 am to 2.40 pm 6 4 3
Gosford 9.50 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2
Goulburn 10.00 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2
Grafton 9.20 am to 2.20 pm 6 4 3
Griffith 10.20 am to 2.20 pm 4 2 2
Inverell 9.20 am to 2.40 pm 6 4 3
Ivanhoe 10.20 am to 2.30 pm 5 3 2
Katoomba 9.50 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2
Kempsey 9.20 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2
Lismore 9.10 am to 2.20 pm 6 4 3
Lithgow 9.40 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Maitland 9.40 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2
Merimbula 10.20 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Moree 9.30 am to 2.40 pm 6 4 3
Mudgee 9.40 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Narrabri 9.30 am to 2.30 pm 5 3 2
Newcastle 9.40 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2
Nowra 10.00 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Orange 9.50 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Parkes 9.50 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Perisher Valley 9.30 am to 2.40 pm 6 4 3
Port Macquarie 9.30 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2
Scone 9.40 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Selwyn Snowfields 9.30 am to 2.50 pm 6 4 3
Singleton 9.40 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2
Springwood 9.50 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2
Sydney 9.50 am to 2.00 pm 5 3 2
Tamworth 9.30 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Taree 9.30 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2
Thredbo 9.30 am to 2.40 pm 6 4 3
Tuggeranong 10.00 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2
Wagga Wagga 10.20 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Wollongong 10.00 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Young 10.10 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2

 

 

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