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 Friday 01 August 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 10.10 am to 1.50 pm 5 3 2
Batemans Bay No UV Alert 2 1 1
Bathurst 10.40 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Bourke 10.40 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Bowral 10.50 am to 1.20 pm 4 2 2
Broken Hill 11.10 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Cabramurra 11.40 am to 12.40 pm 3 2 1
Canberra 11.20 am to 12.50 pm 3 2 1
Cape Byron 9.50 am to 1.50 pm 5 3 2
Cessnock 10.40 am to 1.30 pm 4 2 2
Charlotte Pass 10.40 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Cobar 10.50 am to 2.00 pm 4 2 2
Coffs Harbour 10.10 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Cooma No UV Alert 2 1 1
Deniliquin No UV Alert 2 1 1
Dubbo 10.40 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Forster 10.20 am to 1.20 pm 4 2 2
Glen Innes 10.00 am to 2.00 pm 5 3 2
Gosford 10.40 am to 1.20 pm 4 2 2
Goulburn 11.10 am to 1.10 pm 3 2 1
Grafton 10.10 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Griffith 11.50 am to 1.00 pm 3 2 1
Inverell 10.10 am to 2.00 pm 5 3 2
Ivanhoe 11.20 am to 1.40 pm 3 2 1
Katoomba 10.40 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Kempsey 10.20 am to 1.30 pm 4 2 2
Lismore 10.00 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Lithgow 10.30 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Maitland 10.40 am to 1.30 pm 4 2 2
Merimbula No UV Alert 2 1 1
Moree 10.10 am to 2.00 pm 4 2 2
Mudgee 10.30 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Narrabri 10.20 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Newcastle 10.40 am to 1.20 pm 4 2 2
Nowra 11.10 am to 1.00 pm 3 2 1
Orange 10.40 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Parkes 10.50 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Perisher Valley 10.40 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Port Macquarie 10.20 am to 1.30 pm 4 2 2
Scone 10.20 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Selwyn Snowfields 10.30 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Singleton 10.30 am to 1.30 pm 4 2 2
Springwood 10.40 am to 1.30 pm 4 2 2
Sydney 10.40 am to 1.20 pm 4 2 2
Tamworth 10.20 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Taree 10.20 am to 1.30 pm 4 2 2
Thredbo 10.40 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Tuggeranong 11.30 am to 12.50 pm 3 2 1
Wagga Wagga No UV Alert 2 1 1
Wollongong 11.00 am to 1.10 pm 3 2 1
Young 11.10 am to 1.20 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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