Ultraviolet (UV) Index Forecast

State UV Index Forecast Map

King Island Flinders Island Smithton Burnie Ulverstone Scottsdale Devonport St Helens Launceston Campbell Town Liawenee Queenstown Swansea Strahan New Norfolk Hobart Kingston

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

Tasmania UV Index Forecast valid Thursday 17 April 2014
Location Sun Protection Recommended between (local time) Maximum UV Index UV Index Broken cloud UV Index Overcast
Burnie 10.40 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Campbell Town 10.40 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Devonport 10.40 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Flinders Island 10.20 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Hobart 11.00 am to 1.20 pm 3 2 1
King Island 10.40 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Kingston 11.00 am to 1.20 pm 3 2 1
Launceston 10.40 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Liawenee 10.40 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
New Norfolk 11.00 am to 1.20 pm 3 2 1
Queenstown 10.50 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Scottsdale 10.30 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Smithton 10.40 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
St Helens 10.40 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Strahan 11.00 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Swansea 10.50 am to 1.30 pm 4 2 2
Ulverstone 10.40 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