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UV Index in Orange, AU

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Today's UV index in Orange, Australia Australia will be up to 11.7, 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 11.7 in Orange 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.

Orange Weather

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

UV Index in Orange

The UV index in Orange, Australia can be quite high due to the city's location at a higher altitude. In summer, the UV index reaches an average of 9 (very high) during peak hours. It is recommended to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses, and by seeking shade during these times to reduce the risk of sunburn.

Weather Seasons

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Orange experiences four distinct seasons throughout the year. In summer (December-February), temperatures range from 25-30 °C (77-86 °F) with occasional heatwaves. Autumn (March-May) brings cooler temperatures ranging from 10-20 °C (50-68 °F), and stunning autumn foliage colors. Winter (June-August) is cold, with temperatures dropping to as low as -2 °C (28 °F) and occasional snowfall. Spring (September-November) sees temperatures climb back to 15-25 °C (59-77 °F) with blooming flowers and mild weather.

Orange's Climate

Compared to its region, Orange experiences a cooler climate due to its higher elevation. This results in cooler summers and colder winters with more frost and occasional snowfall. The city also receives around 2099 hours of sunshine annually, providing ample opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities. However, it is essential to be aware of the higher UV index and protect yourself from excessive sun exposure to avoid sunburn and skin damage.

Annual Sun Radiation

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

Disclaimer

* This page's content about the UV index in Orange (Australia) is for educational and informational purposes only. The developers and data providers are not liable for the accuracy, reliability, or availability of the information. The information is not a substitute for professional medical advice, and the developers and data providers are not medical professionals. Seek advice from a qualified health provider for any medical concerns, and do not disregard medical advice or delay seeking it based on the information provided on this site.