Ultraviolet (UV) Index Forecast

State UV Index Forecast Map

Map of Western Australia showing locations where Ultra Violet (UV) index forcasts are available - click on a location to go its UV index forecast. Kalumburu Wyndham Kununurra Argyle Derby Broome Fitzroy Crossing Halls Creek Port Hedland Karratha Roebourne Marble Bar Pannawonica Onslow Exmouth Munjina Tom Price Paraburdoo Newman Carnarvon Denham Meekatharra Kalbarri Leinster Geraldton Morawa Dalwallinu Moora Kalgoorlie Merredin Northam Eucla Perth Mandurah Narrogin Lake Grace Bunbury Collie Ravensthorpe Busselton Katanning Esperance Margaret River Bridgetown Manjimup Albany

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

Western Australia UV Index Forecast valid Friday 25 July 2014
Location Sun Protection Recommended between (local time) Maximum UV Index UV Index Broken cloud UV Index Overcast
Albany 12.00 pm to 12.30 pm 3 2 1
Argyle 8.40 am to 2.20 pm 7 4 3
Bridgetown 11.30 am to 1.20 pm 3 2 1
Broome 9.10 am to 2.40 pm 7 4 3
Bunbury 11.20 am to 1.20 pm 3 2 1
Busselton 11.30 am to 1.20 pm 3 2 1
Carnarvon 10.20 am to 2.50 pm 5 3 2
Collie 11.20 am to 1.20 pm 3 2 1
Dalwallinu 10.40 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Denham 10.20 am to 2.40 pm 5 3 2
Derby 9.10 am to 2.40 pm 7 4 3
Esperance 11.20 am to 12.40 pm 3 2 1
Eucla 10.40 am to 12.20 pm 3 2 1
Exmouth 10.00 am to 3.00 pm 6 4 3
Fitzroy Crossing 9.00 am to 2.30 pm 7 4 3
Geraldton 10.40 am to 2.20 pm 4 2 2
Halls Creek 8.50 am to 2.20 pm 7 4 3
Kalbarri 10.30 am to 2.30 pm 5 3 2
Kalgoorlie 10.20 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Kalumburu 8.40 am to 2.40 pm 8 5 4
Karratha 9.50 am to 2.50 pm 6 4 3
Katanning 11.20 am to 1.20 pm 3 2 1
Kununurra 8.40 am to 2.20 pm 7 4 3
Lake Grace 11.00 am to 1.20 pm 3 2 1
Leinster 10.00 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2
Mandurah 11.10 am to 1.40 pm 3 2 1
Manjimup 11.30 am to 1.10 pm 3 2 1
Marble Bar 9.40 am to 2.40 pm 6 4 3
Margaret River 11.40 am to 1.20 pm 3 2 1
Meekatharra 10.00 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Merredin 10.40 am to 1.40 pm 4 2 2
Moora 10.40 am to 2.00 pm 4 2 2
Morawa 10.30 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Munjina 9.40 am to 2.40 pm 6 4 3
Narrogin 11.10 am to 1.30 pm 3 2 1
Newman 9.40 am to 2.40 pm 6 4 3
Northam 10.50 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Onslow 9.50 am to 2.50 pm 6 4 3
Pannawonica 9.50 am to 2.50 pm 6 4 3
Paraburdoo 9.50 am to 2.40 pm 6 4 3
Perth 11.00 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Port Hedland 9.40 am to 2.50 pm 6 4 3
Ravensthorpe 11.10 am to 1.10 pm 3 2 1
Roebourne 9.40 am to 2.50 pm 6 4 3
Tom Price 9.40 am to 2.50 pm 6 4 3
Wyndham 8.40 am to 2.30 pm 7 4 3

 

 

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.

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