UV index at 11.4 in Bunbury 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.
Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Bunbury.
The UV index in Bunbury ranges from low to extreme throughout the year. In summer (December to February), the index can reach extreme levels of 11 or higher, which means a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. In contrast, during winter (June to August), the index is generally low, ranging from 2-4, indicating a lower risk. It is important to take precautions such as wearing sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun's harmful UV rays.
Bunbury experiences a Mediterranean climate, characterized by mild, wet winters and warm, dry summers. Winter temperatures typically range from 8-15 °C (46-59 °F) while summer temperatures can soar to 25-35 °C (77-95 °F). Spring (September to November) and autumn (March to May) have pleasant temperatures ranging from 15-25 °C (59-77 °F). Rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year, with an average of 800-900 mm (31-35 inches) annually. These seasons provide a diverse weather pattern in Bunbury.
Compared to its region, Bunbury receives a moderate amount of sun exposure. The coastal location and pleasant weather make it an ideal place for outdoor activities. However, it is important to be cautious of the high UV levels, especially during summer. Other towns in the region, such as Busselton and Augusta, experience similar weather patterns due to their close proximity. All these areas offer a blend of nature, beaches, and sunshine for residents and visitors to enjoy.
The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Bunbury. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.