Ultraviolet (UV) Index Forecast

State UV Index Forecast Map

Map of Victoria showing locations where Ultra Violet (UV) index forcasts are available - click on a location to go its UV index forecast. Bairnsdale Ballarat Bendigo Colac Echuca Falls Creek Hamilton Horsham LaTrobe Valley Mildura Mt Baw Baw Mount Buller Mount Hotham Orbost Sale Seymour Shepparton Swan Hill Wangaratta Warrnambool Albury-Wodonga Wonthaggi Click for enlargement with Melbourne area UV Index forecast locations

Melbourne UV Index Forecast Map

Map of the Greater Melbourne Region showing locations where Ultra Violet (UV) index forcasts are available - click on a location to go its UV index forecast. Geelong Melbourne Mornington Yarra Glen Frankston Laverton Mount Dandenong Scoresby Tullamarine Watsonia

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.
  • These maps should not be used to reference locations accurately.

State UV Index Forecast Table

Victoria UV Index Forecast valid Thursday 28 August 2014
Location Sun Protection Recommended between (local time) Maximum UV Index UV Index Broken cloud UV Index Overcast
Albury-Wodonga 10.20 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Bairnsdale 10.40 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Ballarat 10.40 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Bendigo 10.40 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Colac 10.50 am to 2.00 pm 4 2 2
Echuca 10.40 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Falls Creek 9.40 am to 2.50 pm 6 4 3
Frankston 10.50 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Geelong 10.50 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Hamilton 10.50 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Horsham 10.50 am to 2.20 pm 4 2 2
LaTrobe Valley 10.50 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Laverton 10.50 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Melbourne 10.50 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Mildura 10.30 am to 2.40 pm 5 3 2
Mornington 10.50 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Mount Buller 9.40 am to 2.50 pm 6 4 3
Mount Dandenong 10.40 am to 2.00 pm 4 2 2
Mount Hotham 9.40 am to 2.50 pm 6 4 3
Mt Baw Baw 9.50 am to 2.40 pm 5 3 2
Orbost 10.40 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Sale 10.50 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Scoresby 10.40 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Seymour 10.40 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Shepparton 10.40 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Swan Hill 10.40 am to 2.20 pm 4 2 2
Tullamarine 10.40 am to 2.00 pm 4 2 2
Wangaratta 10.30 am to 2.00 pm 4 2 2
Warrnambool 11.00 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Watsonia 10.40 am to 2.00 pm 4 2 2
Wonthaggi 10.50 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Yarra Glen 10.40 am to 2.00 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