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UV Index in Townsville

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Today's UV index in Townsville, Australia Australia will be up to 7.5, 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 Townsville's UV index reaching 7.5, 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.

Townsville's UV Index

Townsville, Australia has a high UV index, often reaching extreme levels. On average, UV levels exceed 11 during mid-morning and early afternoon, highlighting the need for sun protection.

Weather Seasons

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Townsville experiences two main seasons: a wet season (November to April) and a dry season (May to October). The wet season brings heavy rainfall and high humidity, while the dry season is characterized by warm, sunny days and cooler nights.

Townsville's Climate

Comparatively, Townsville is warmer and drier than its region and neighboring countries. Its climate significantly differs from the tropical monsoon climate of Papua New Guinea and the subtropical climate of New Zealand. Despite its northern location, Townsville's temperatures are moderated by its coastal setting.

Annual Sun Radiation

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


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