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UV Index in Gold Coast

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Today's UV index in Gold Coast, Australia Australia will be up to 6.9, indicating a high 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 Gold Coast's UV index reaching 6.9, protect your skin from harm by staying in shade, wearing protective clothing, and applying SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV rays are strongest.

Gold Coast's UV Index

The UV index in Gold Coast, Australia is very high, making sun protection essential. On average, the index is above 11 during summer months.

Weather Seasons

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Gold Coast experiences two main seasons: a warm and wet summer from November to March, and a mild and dry winter from April to October. Summer temperatures often exceed 30°C (86°F), while winter temperatures rarely drop below 10°C (50°F).

Gold Coast's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Gold Coast's weather is generally milder. Nearby inland areas, like the Great Dividing Range, receive more extreme temperature fluctuations and rainfall. Neighboring countries, such as New Zealand, have cooler temperatures and more rain due to their geographical location.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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