Ultraviolet (UV) Index Forecast

State UV Index Forecast Map

Map of the Northern Territory showing locations where Ultra Violet (UV) index forcasts are available - click on a location to go its UV index forecast. Alice Springs Alyangula Borroloola Darwin Jabiru Katherine Nhulunbuy-Gove Tennant Creek Yulara

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

Northern Territory UV Index Forecast valid Saturday 29 November 2014
Location Sun Protection Recommended between (local time) Maximum UV Index UV Index Broken cloud UV Index Overcast
Alice Springs 8.20 am to 4.30 pm 13 9 6
Alyangula 8.20 am to 4.10 pm 13 9 6
Borroloola 8.20 am to 4.10 pm 13 9 6
Darwin 8.40 am to 4.30 pm 13 9 6
Jabiru 8.30 am to 4.20 pm 13 9 6
Katherine 8.40 am to 4.20 pm 13 9 6
Lajamanu 8.40 am to 4.40 pm 14 9 7
Maningrida 8.30 am to 4.20 pm 13 9 6
Nhulunbuy-Gove 8.20 am to 4.10 pm 13 9 6
Pirlangimpi 8.40 am to 4.30 pm 14 9 7
Tennant Creek 8.20 am to 4.20 pm 14 9 7
Wadeye 8.50 am to 4.40 pm 13 9 6
Yuendumu 8.30 am to 4.40 pm 14 9 7
Yulara 8.30 am to 4.40 pm 13 9 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