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UV Index in Brisbane

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Today's UV index in Brisbane, Australia Australia will be up to 4.4, indicating a moderate level of sun exposure for the average person. Check the annual sun radiation in the city and our tips for today to make sure you're safe in the sun.


Today's tips

With a UV index reaching up to 4.4 in Brisbane, stay shaded during midday when the sun is strongest; wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, UV-blocking sunglasses; apply SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days; and be cautious of heightened UV on bright surfaces.

Brisbane's UV Index

The UV index in Brisbane can reach extreme levels due to its proximity to the equator. On average, the UV index exceeds 11 during summer months, while in winter, it can still reach a high of 6.

Weather Seasons

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Brisbane has a subtropical climate, characterized by two main seasons: a mild, dry winter and a hot, humid summer. Summer temperatures often exceed 30°C, while winter nights can drop to around 10°C.

Brisbane's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Brisbane's weather is generally milder than tropical North Queensland, but hotter and drier than southern Australian cities like Melbourne and Sydney. It's also less prone to cyclones than Northern Australia, but can experience severe thunderstorms and flooding.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart below displays the average Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each month 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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