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UV Index in Maitland, AU

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Today's UV index in Maitland, Australia Australia will be up to 11.1, 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 11.1 in Maitland 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.

Maitland Weather

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

UV Index in Maitland

The UV index in Maitland, Australia, can be quite high, especially during the summer months. On a scale of 1 to 11+, a higher UV index indicates a higher risk of sunburn and skin damage. It is advisable to protect yourself with sunscreen, sunglasses, and appropriate clothing, especially between 10 am and 4 pm when the sun's rays are the strongest.

Weather Seasons

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Maitland experiences four distinct seasons throughout the year. In summer (December-February), temperatures can reach as high as 30-40 °C (86-104 °F) with some days of intense humidity. Autumn (March-May) brings cooler temperatures ranging from 10-25 °C (50-77 °F) with occasional rainfall. Winter (June-August) features mild days around 10-20 °C (50-68 °F) and colder nights dropping as low as 0-5 °C (32-41 °F). Spring (September-November) brings pleasant weather with temperatures ranging from 15-25 °C (59-77 °F).

Maitland's Climate

Compared to its region, Maitland enjoys a moderate climate with relatively high sun exposure. Regions further inland experience hotter temperatures during summer and colder winters than Maitland due to their distance from the coast. However, Maitland is prone to occasional heatwaves, particularly in summer, when searing temperatures can last for several consecutive days. It is important to stay hydrated and seek shade during these heatwaves to avoid heat-related illnesses.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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