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 Thursday 24 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 10.30 am to 1.30 pm 4 2 2
Batemans Bay No UV Alert 2 1 1
Bathurst No UV Alert 2 1 1
Bourke 11.10 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Bowral No UV Alert 2 1 1
Broken Hill 12.20 pm to 1.00 pm 3 2 1
Cabramurra No UV Alert 2 1 1
Canberra No UV Alert 2 1 1
Cape Byron 10.10 am to 1.30 pm 4 2 2
Cessnock No UV Alert 2 1 1
Charlotte Pass 11.20 am to 1.00 pm 3 2 1
Cobar 11.40 am to 1.10 pm 3 2 1
Coffs Harbour 10.40 am to 1.10 pm 4 2 2
Cooma No UV Alert 2 1 1
Deniliquin No UV Alert 2 1 1
Dubbo 11.50 am to 12.40 pm 3 2 1
Forster 11.30 am to 12.20 pm 3 2 1
Glen Innes 10.20 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Gosford No UV Alert 2 1 1
Goulburn No UV Alert 2 1 1
Grafton 10.20 am to 1.20 pm 4 2 2
Griffith No UV Alert 2 1 1
Inverell 10.20 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Ivanhoe No UV Alert 2 1 1
Katoomba No UV Alert 2 1 1
Kempsey 10.50 am to 12.50 pm 3 2 1
Lismore 10.10 am to 1.30 pm 4 2 2
Lithgow No UV Alert 2 1 1
Maitland No UV Alert 2 1 1
Merimbula No UV Alert 2 1 1
Moree 10.40 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Mudgee 11.40 am to 12.40 pm 3 2 1
Narrabri 10.50 am to 1.20 pm 4 2 2
Newcastle No UV Alert 2 1 1
Nowra No UV Alert 2 1 1
Orange No UV Alert 2 1 1
Parkes No UV Alert 2 1 1
Perisher Valley 11.20 am to 1.00 pm 3 2 1
Port Macquarie 11.10 am to 12.40 pm 3 2 1
Scone 11.20 am to 12.40 pm 3 2 1
Selwyn Snowfields 11.10 am to 1.10 pm 3 2 1
Singleton No UV Alert 2 1 1
Springwood No UV Alert 2 1 1
Sydney No UV Alert 2 1 1
Tamworth 10.50 am to 1.10 pm 3 2 1
Taree 11.20 am to 12.40 pm 3 2 1
Thredbo 11.30 am to 12.50 pm 3 2 1
Tuggeranong No UV Alert 2 1 1
Wagga Wagga No UV Alert 2 1 1
Wollongong No UV Alert 2 1 1
Young No UV Alert 2 1 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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