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Longreach 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
High
  • Friday
    May 6
    Max UV Index:
    7
    icon 32°C
    Possible shower
    Wind:
    9am - NNE 20km/h
    3pm - NE 9km/h
    Chance of rain:
    40%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Saturday
    May 7
    Max UV Index:
    7
    icon 34°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - NE 27km/h
    3pm - NE 18km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Sunday
    May 8
    Max UV Index:
    6
    icon 35°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - NNE 32km/h
    3pm - N 22km/h
    Chance of rain:
    40%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Monday
    May 9
    Max UV Index:
    6
    icon 29°C
    Clearing shower
    Wind:
    9am - N 20km/h
    3pm - W 14km/h
    Chance of rain:
    80%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm

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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