The UV Index
The UV Index is a standard and useful measure scale which tells us how strong the UV is and how to protect ourselves accordingly. Whenever the UV is 3 or above, sun protection is required. The higher the level, the shorter time it takes for skin damage to occur.
Sun protection times
Sun protection times are a daily time period showing when UV levels are predicted to be 3 or above, and sun protection is needed. The sun protection times vary according to your location and will change throughout the year.
Five facts about UV
In Australia, we’re exposed to some of the harshest and most dangerous levels of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in the world.