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Wilcannia 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Extreme
  • Wednesday
    Jan 18
    Max UV Index:
    15
    icon 42°C
    Possible shower
    Wind:
    9am - WNW 15km/h
    3pm - W 18km/h
    Chance of rain:
    40%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm
  • Thursday
    Jan 19
    Max UV Index:
    15
    icon 41°C
    Late thunder
    Wind:
    9am - SE 15km/h
    3pm - NW 9km/h
    Chance of rain:
    80%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm
  • Friday
    Jan 20
    Max UV Index:
    15
    icon 36°C
    Thunderstorms
    Wind:
    9am - NW 23km/h
    3pm - WSW 29km/h
    Chance of rain:
    90%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm
  • Saturday
    Jan 21
    Max UV Index:
    14
    icon 35°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - S 22km/h
    3pm - S 23km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm

Sun Protecting Tips

Protect yourself in five ways from skin cancer

  • Apply SPF30+ broad spectrum water resistant sun-screen liberally to clean, dry skin, atleast 15 minutes before being exposed to the sun, and reapply at least every two hours when outdoors.
  • Put on a broad-brimmed hat that shades your face, neck and ears.
  • Wear sun protective clothing that covers as much of your body as possible.
  • Seek shade
  • Wear wrap-around sunglasses

Avoid going outdoors unprotected between 10am - 3pm when ultraviolet radiation is the strongest.

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Weather News

Queensland weather: Heatwave conditions to hit state's south over next four days

12:42 EDT

Heatwave conditions are scorching southern Queensland today for a second time in just over a week, with paramedics preparing for another spike in heat-related cases.

Water sports ramp up on Central Australian cattle station after heavy rainfall

12:33 EDT

Being able to enjoy water sports on an outback cattle station is not something that happens very often, especially in the desert.

Records are all about timing

12:29 EDT

Last night was warmer than any official minimum temperature previously recorded in Sydney, but it wasn't a new record.