Ultraviolet (UV) Index Forecast

State UV Index Forecast Map

Map of South Australia showing locations where Ultra Violet (UV) index forcasts are available - click on a location to go its UV index forecast. Adelaide Ceduna Clare Coober Pedy Coonawarra Keith Kingscote Leigh Creek Maitland Mount Gambier Murray Bridge Naracoorte Nuriootpa Port Augusta Port Lincoln Port Pirie Renmark Roxby Downs Victor Harbor Whyalla Woomera Wudinna

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

South Australia 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
Adelaide No UV Alert 2 1 1
Ceduna 11.10 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Clare 11.20 am to 1.20 pm 3 2 1
Coober Pedy 10.40 am to 2.30 pm 4 2 2
Coonawarra No UV Alert 2 1 1
Keith No UV Alert 2 1 1
Kingscote No UV Alert 2 1 1
Leigh Creek 10.40 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Maitland 11.50 am to 1.10 pm 3 2 1
Mount Gambier No UV Alert 2 1 1
Murray Bridge No UV Alert 2 1 1
Naracoorte No UV Alert 2 1 1
Nuriootpa 11.50 am to 12.50 pm 3 2 1
Port Augusta 11.00 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Port Lincoln 11.50 am to 1.10 pm 3 2 1
Port Pirie 11.10 am to 1.40 pm 3 2 1
Renmark 11.50 am to 12.30 pm 3 2 1
Roxby Downs 10.50 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Victor Harbor No UV Alert 2 1 1
Whyalla 11.10 am to 1.40 pm 3 2 1
Woomera 10.50 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Wudinna 11.10 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 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