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 Monday 21 April 2014
Location Sun Protection Recommended between (local time) Maximum UV Index UV Index Broken cloud UV Index Overcast
Adelaide 10.10 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Ceduna 10.10 am to 2.50 pm 5 3 2
Clare 9.50 am to 2.30 pm 5 3 2
Coober Pedy 9.50 am to 3.10 pm 6 4 3
Coonawarra 10.10 am to 2.00 pm 4 2 2
Keith 10.10 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2
Kingscote 10.20 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Leigh Creek 9.40 am to 2.50 pm 6 4 3
Maitland 10.10 am to 2.30 pm 5 3 2
Mount Gambier 10.20 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Murray Bridge 10.10 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Naracoorte 10.10 am to 2.00 pm 4 2 2
Nuriootpa 10.00 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Port Augusta 9.50 am to 2.40 pm 5 3 2
Port Lincoln 10.20 am to 2.40 pm 5 3 2
Port Pirie 10.00 am to 2.40 pm 5 3 2
Renmark 9.50 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Roxby Downs 9.50 am to 2.50 pm 6 4 3
Victor Harbor 10.10 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Whyalla 10.00 am to 2.40 pm 5 3 2
Woomera 9.50 am to 2.50 pm 5 3 2
Wudinna 10.10 am to 2.50 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