Current UV Index
Adelaide
UV index: 0.0
Alice Springs
UV index: 0.4

UV index for Alice Springs: 0.4 - LOW
Last updated Monday, 20 May 2019 at 4:55 pm

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
Brisbane
UV index: 0.0
Canberra
UV index: 0.0
Darwin
UV index: 1.0

UV index for Darwin: 1.0 - LOW
Last updated Monday, 20 May 2019 at 4:55 pm

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
Gold Coast
UV index: 0.0
Kingston
UV index: 0.0
Melbourne
UV index: 0.0
Newcastle
UV index: 0.0
Perth
UV index: 1.0

UV index for Perth: 1.0 - LOW
Last updated Monday, 20 May 2019 at 3:24 pm

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
Sydney
UV index: 0.0
Townsville
UV index: 0.1

UV index for Townsville: 0.1 - LOW
Last updated Monday, 20 May 2019 at 5:25 pm

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses

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

Fast facts

  • Around 36 Australians are diagnosed with Melanoma every day.
  • Australia has one of the highest rates of Melanoma in the world.
  • Approx one person dies every 5 hours from Melanoma in Australia.
  • An estimated 545 Australian women will die from melanoma THIS YEAR.
  • Tanning beds emit dangerous UV rays, increasing the risk of Melanoma.
  • Severe sunburn during childhood can DOUBLE your risk of Melanoma.
  • Melanoma is one of the most preventable forms of cancer.
  • An estimated 1230 Australian men will die from melanoma THIS YEAR.
  • Melanoma is the cancer most likely to affect 15-39 year olds.
  • Melanoma can arise in normal looking skin, a mole or freckle.
  • Melanoma, if detected/treated early, has a survival rate of nearly 100%.
  • There is no cure for melanoma that has spread throughout the body.

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