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UV Index in Melbourne

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Today's UV index in Melbourne, Australia Australia will be up to 2.5, indicating a low 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

Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Melbourne, reaching up to 2.5. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Melbourne's UV Index

The UV index in Melbourne can reach extreme levels during summer, with a high of 13 or more. It's essential to protect yourself with sunscreen, sunglasses, and protective clothing during these times.

Weather Seasons

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Melbourne experiences four distinct seasons, with mild springs and autumns, hot and dry summers, and cold winters. Rainfall is common throughout the year, with a peak in winter.

Melbourne's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Melbourne's weather is relatively mild. Unlike many parts of Australia, it does not experience extreme heat or frequent droughts. However, it still shares the region's variable weather, with sudden changes unlikely in neighboring countries such as New Zealand or tropical areas in the north.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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