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UV Index in Brisbane, AU

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Today's UV index in Brisbane, Australia Australia will be up to 12.2, indicating extreme risk of harm from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Check our tips for today to make sure you're safe in the sun.


Today's tips

UV index at 12.2 in Brisbane means extreme risk; limit outdoor time from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., use shade, protective clothing, SPF 30+ sunscreen, and sunglasses; watch for bright surfaces like water and snow increasing UV exposure.

Brisbane Weather

Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Brisbane.

UV Index in Brisbane

The UV index in Brisbane can be quite high, especially during the summer months. It is important to protect yourself from the sun's harmful rays by wearing sunscreen with a high SPF (sun protection factor), a hat, and sunglasses. The UV index in Brisbane can often reach 10 or above, which is considered extreme. It is advisable to limit your time in direct sunlight between 10 am and 4 pm to reduce the risk of sunburn or skin damage.

Weather Seasons

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Brisbane experiences a subtropical climate, with four distinct seasons. Summer (December to February) is typically hot and humid, with temperatures ranging from 25 °C to 33 °C (77 °F to 91 °F). Autumn (March to May) brings cooler evenings and milder days, with temperatures ranging from 18 °C to 28 °C (64 °F to 82 °F). Winter (June to August) is generally dry and mild, with temperatures ranging from 10 °C to 21 °C (50 °F to 70 °F). Spring (September to November) brings warmer temperatures, with average highs ranging from 22 °C to 28 °C (72 °F to 82 °F).

Brisbane's Climate

Compared to its region, Brisbane enjoys a higher amount of sun exposure throughout the year. This is due to its location in the Sunshine State of Queensland, where the sun shines for an average of 2,870 hours annually. The region is known for its outdoor lifestyle and beautiful beaches. However, it is important to take precautions to avoid overexposure to the sun, especially during the hotter months. It is recommended to seek shade, wear protective clothing, and regularly apply sunscreen to protect your skin from the harsh sun.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Brisbane. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.


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