UV Index Forecast

 

UV forecast courtesy of and Copyright © KNMI/ESA (http://www.temis.nl/). Used with permission.

Low
1 to 2
Low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person.
Wear sunglasses on bright days. If you burn easily, cover up and use sunscreen.
Medium
3 to 5
Moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure.
Take precautions, such as covering up, if you will be outside. Stay in shade near midday when the sun is strongest.
High
6 to 7
High risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure.
Wear sunglasses and use SPF30+ sunscreen. Cover the body with sun protective clothing and a wide-brim hat. Reduce time in the sun from two hours before to three hours after solar noon.
Very High
8 to 10
Very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure.
Take extra precautions. Use SPF30+ sunscreen, a shirt, sunglasses and a hat. Do not stay out in the sun for too long. If you have to be outside avoid the sun from two hours before to three hours after solar noon.
Extreme
11+
Extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure.
Take all precautions: Wear SPF 30+ sunscreen, a long-sleeved shirt and trousers, sunglasses, and a very broad hat. Avoid the sun within three hours of solar noon.