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 Friday 24 October 2014
Location Sun Protection Recommended between (local time) Maximum UV Index UV Index Broken cloud UV Index Overcast
Albury-Wodonga 9.20 am to 4.20 pm 9 6 4
Bairnsdale 9.30 am to 4.20 pm 8 5 4
Ballarat 9.40 am to 4.40 pm 8 5 4
Bendigo 9.40 am to 4.40 pm 8 5 4
Colac 9.50 am to 4.40 pm 8 5 4
Echuca 9.40 am to 4.30 pm 8 5 4
Falls Creek 9.20 am to 4.30 pm 9 6 4
Frankston 9.40 am to 4.20 pm 7 4 3
Geelong 9.40 am to 4.30 pm 8 5 4
Hamilton 9.50 am to 4.40 pm 8 5 4
Horsham 9.50 am to 4.40 pm 8 5 4
LaTrobe Valley 9.40 am to 4.20 pm 8 5 4
Laverton 9.40 am to 4.30 pm 8 5 4
Melbourne 9.40 am to 4.30 pm 8 5 4
Mildura 9.40 am to 4.50 pm 9 6 4
Mornington 9.40 am to 4.20 pm 7 4 3
Mount Buller 9.20 am to 4.40 pm 9 6 4
Mount Dandenong 9.40 am to 4.30 pm 8 5 4
Mount Hotham 9.20 am to 4.30 pm 9 6 4
Mt Baw Baw 9.20 am to 4.30 pm 9 6 4
Orbost 9.20 am to 4.10 pm 8 5 4
Sale 9.30 am to 4.20 pm 7 4 3
Scoresby 9.40 am to 4.30 pm 8 5 4
Seymour 9.40 am to 4.30 pm 8 5 4
Shepparton 9.40 am to 4.30 pm 8 5 4
Swan Hill 9.40 am to 4.40 pm 9 6 4
Tullamarine 9.40 am to 4.30 pm 8 5 4
Wangaratta 9.30 am to 4.30 pm 8 5 4
Warrnambool 9.50 am to 4.40 pm 8 5 4
Watsonia 9.40 am to 4.30 pm 8 5 4
Wonthaggi 9.40 am to 4.20 pm 7 4 3
Yarra Glen 9.40 am to 4.30 pm 8 5 4

 

 

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