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Longreach 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Very High
  • Tuesday
    Sep 1
    Max UV Index:
    9
    icon 29°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - ENE 16km/h
    3pm - NW 8km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Wednesday
    Sep 2
    Max UV Index:
    9
    icon 35°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - NNE 27km/h
    3pm - NW 29km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Thursday
    Sep 3
    Max UV Index:
    8
    icon 27°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - SSW 23km/h
    3pm - SW 22km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Friday
    Sep 4
    Max UV Index:
    8
    icon 26°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - SSE 18km/h
    3pm - S 17km/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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