Today's UV index in Logan City, Australia will be up to 12.3, 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.
UV index at 12.3 in Logan City 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 Logan City.
The UV index in Logan City, Australia, can vary throughout the year. During summer (December to February), the UV index is typically high, ranging from 10 to 14 (very high to extreme), which means a very high risk of sunburn. In spring (September to November) and autumn (March to May), the UV index is moderate to high, ranging from 4 to 8 (moderate to very high), indicating a moderate to high risk of sunburn. During winter (June to August), the UV index is generally lower, ranging from 2 to 5 (low to moderate), with a lower risk of sunburn but still requiring sun protection.
Logan City experiences four distinct seasons. Summer (December to February) brings hot and humid weather with temperatures averaging around 30 °C (86 °F). Autumn (March to May) brings milder temperatures, around 18-25 °C (64-77 °F), with occasional rainfall. Winter (June to August) is cooler, ranging from 9-21 °C (48-70 °F), and can occasionally experience frosty mornings. Spring (September to November) sees temperatures rise again, averaging around 21-30 °C (70-86 °F), with intermittent rainstorms.
Compared to its region, Logan City experiences a relatively high amount of sun exposure. Located in Queensland, the city benefits from Queensland's sunny climate, with an average of around 110 clear to partly cloudy days per year. This means that residents and visitors in Logan City should take extra precautions against the sun's harmful UV rays, such as wearing protective clothing, applying sunscreen, and seeking shade during peak UV hours, particularly during the summer months.
The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Logan City. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.