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Mt Isa 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Extreme
  • Tuesday
    Feb 9
    Max UV Index:
    15
    icon 36°C
    Possible thunderstorm
    Wind:
    9am - ESE 18km/h
    3pm - SSE 18km/h
    Chance of rain:
    60%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm
  • Wednesday
    Feb 10
    Max UV Index:
    15
    icon 37°C
    Thunderstorms clearing
    Wind:
    9am - E 16km/h
    3pm - ESE 20km/h
    Chance of rain:
    70%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm
  • Thursday
    Feb 11
    Max UV Index:
    14
    icon 39°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - E 18km/h
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    10%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Friday
    Feb 12
    Max UV Index:
    14
    icon 41°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - ENE 11km/h
    3pm - -
    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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