Current UV Index
Adelaide
UV index: 9.5

UV index for Adelaide: 9.5 - VERY HIGH
Last updated Friday, 22 February 2019 at 1:18 pm

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
  • Wear a wide brimmed hat
  • Seek shade
Alice Springs
UV index: 11.8

UV index for Alice Springs: 11.8 - EXTREME
Last updated Friday, 22 February 2019 at 1:18 pm

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
  • Wear a wide brimmed hat
  • Seek shade
  • When possible, stay indoors between 10am and 4pm
Brisbane
UV index: 7.0

UV index for Brisbane: 7.0 - HIGH
Last updated Friday, 22 February 2019 at 1:48 pm

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
  • Wear a wide brimmed hat
Canberra
UV index: 7.8

UV index for Canberra: 7.8 - HIGH
Last updated Friday, 22 February 2019 at 1:48 pm

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
  • Wear a wide brimmed hat
Darwin
UV index: 12.7

UV index for Darwin: 12.7 - EXTREME
Last updated Friday, 22 February 2019 at 1:18 pm

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
  • Wear a wide brimmed hat
  • Seek shade
  • When possible, stay indoors between 10am and 4pm
Gold Coast
UV index: 8.3

UV index for Gold Coast: 8.3 - VERY HIGH
Last updated Friday, 22 February 2019 at 1:48 pm

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
  • Wear a wide brimmed hat
  • Seek shade
Kingston
UV index: 7.2

UV index for Kingston: 7.2 - HIGH
Last updated Friday, 22 February 2019 at 1:48 pm

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
  • Wear a wide brimmed hat
Melbourne
UV index: 7.8

UV index for Melbourne: 7.8 - HIGH
Last updated Friday, 22 February 2019 at 1:48 pm

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
  • Wear a wide brimmed hat
Newcastle
UV index: 2.2

UV index for Newcastle: 2.2 - LOW
Last updated Friday, 22 February 2019 at 1:48 pm

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
Perth
UV index: 9.5

UV index for Perth: 9.5 - VERY HIGH
Last updated Friday, 22 February 2019 at 11:49 am

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
  • Wear a wide brimmed hat
  • Seek shade
Sydney
UV index: 8.2

UV index for Sydney: 8.2 - VERY HIGH
Last updated Friday, 22 February 2019 at 1:49 pm

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
  • Wear a wide brimmed hat
  • Seek shade
Townsville
UV index: 5.3

UV index for Townsville: 5.3 - MODERATE
Last updated Friday, 22 February 2019 at 1:49 pm

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen

Click the indexes to view the minimum recommended protection

When the UV index is low, sun protection is generally not needed unless outside for extended periods

UV observations courtesy of ARPANSA
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