Current UV Index
Adelaide
UV index: 5.5

UV index for Adelaide: 5.5 - MODERATE
Last updated Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 10:18 am

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
Alice Springs
UV index: 2.6

UV index for Alice Springs: 2.6 - LOW
Last updated Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 10:18 am

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
Brisbane
UV index: 9.4

UV index for Brisbane: 9.4 - VERY HIGH
Last updated Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 10:48 am

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
  • Wear a wide brimmed hat
  • Seek shade
Canberra
UV index: 4.2

UV index for Canberra: 4.2 - MODERATE
Last updated Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 10:48 am

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
Darwin
UV index: 7.7

UV index for Darwin: 7.7 - HIGH
Last updated Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 10:18 am

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
  • Wear a wide brimmed hat
Emerald
UV index: 9.7

UV index for Emerald: 9.7 - VERY HIGH
Last updated Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 10:48 am

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
  • Wear a wide brimmed hat
  • Seek shade
Gold Coast
UV index: 7.6

UV index for Gold Coast: 7.6 - HIGH
Last updated Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 10:48 am

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
  • Wear a wide brimmed hat
Kingston
UV index: 4.9

UV index for Kingston: 4.9 - MODERATE
Last updated Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 10:48 am

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
Melbourne
UV index: 2.3

UV index for Melbourne: 2.3 - LOW
Last updated Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 10:48 am

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
Newcastle
UV index: 7.8

UV index for Newcastle: 7.8 - HIGH
Last updated Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 10:48 am

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
  • Wear a wide brimmed hat
Perth
UV index: 3.1

UV index for Perth: 3.1 - MODERATE
Last updated Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 8:48 am

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
Sydney
UV index: 7.7

UV index for Sydney: 7.7 - HIGH
Last updated Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 10:48 am

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
  • Wear a wide brimmed hat
Townsville
UV index: 9.8

UV index for Townsville: 9.8 - VERY HIGH
Last updated Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 10:49 am

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen
  • Wear a wide brimmed hat
  • Seek shade

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
Disclaimer

Melanoma Survivor Ben Kerslake & Leo Kerslake at this year’s Melanoma March 2019. Photo courtesy of Emma Braiser
  • Melanoma survivor Ben Kerslake and son Leo at this year’s Melanoma March 2019.
    Photo by Emma Braiser

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