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 Thursday 21 August 2014
Location Sun Protection Recommended between (local time) Maximum UV Index UV Index Broken cloud UV Index Overcast
Albany 10.20 am to 2.00 pm 4 2 2
Argyle 8.20 am to 2.40 pm 9 6 4
Bridgetown 10.20 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Broome 8.50 am to 3.00 pm 9 6 4
Bunbury 10.20 am to 2.20 pm 4 2 2
Busselton 10.30 am to 2.20 pm 4 2 2
Carnarvon 9.40 am to 3.20 pm 7 4 3
Collie 10.20 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Dalwallinu 9.50 am to 2.40 pm 5 3 2
Denham 9.50 am to 3.10 pm 7 4 3
Derby 8.40 am to 2.50 pm 9 6 4
Esperance 10.10 am to 1.50 pm 4 2 2
Eucla 9.30 am to 1.30 pm 5 3 2
Exmouth 9.30 am to 3.20 pm 7 4 3
Fitzroy Crossing 8.40 am to 2.50 pm 9 6 4
Geraldton 10.00 am to 2.50 pm 5 3 2
Halls Creek 8.20 am to 2.40 pm 9 6 4
Kalbarri 9.50 am to 3.00 pm 6 4 3
Kalgoorlie 9.40 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Kalumburu 8.20 am to 2.50 pm 9 6 4
Karratha 9.20 am to 3.10 pm 8 5 4
Katanning 10.20 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Kununurra 8.20 am to 2.40 pm 9 6 4
Lake Grace 10.10 am to 2.10 pm 5 3 2
Leinster 9.20 am to 2.40 pm 6 4 3
Mandurah 10.20 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Manjimup 10.20 am to 2.10 pm 4 2 2
Marble Bar 9.10 am to 3.10 pm 8 5 4
Margaret River 10.30 am to 2.20 pm 4 2 2
Meekatharra 9.20 am to 2.50 pm 7 4 3
Merredin 9.50 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Moora 10.00 am to 2.40 pm 5 3 2
Morawa 9.50 am to 2.50 pm 5 3 2
Munjina 9.10 am to 3.10 pm 8 5 4
Narrogin 10.10 am to 2.20 pm 5 3 2
Newman 9.10 am to 3.00 pm 7 4 3
Northam 10.10 am to 2.30 pm 5 3 2
Onslow 9.20 am to 3.20 pm 7 4 3
Pannawonica 9.20 am to 3.20 pm 8 5 4
Paraburdoo 9.20 am to 3.10 pm 7 4 3
Perth 10.10 am to 2.30 pm 5 3 2
Port Hedland 9.10 am to 3.10 pm 8 5 4
Ravensthorpe 10.10 am to 2.00 pm 4 2 2
Roebourne 9.20 am to 3.10 pm 7 4 3
Tom Price 9.10 am to 3.10 pm 8 5 4
Wyndham 8.20 am to 2.40 pm 9 6 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.

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