Current UV Index

1 -2
Low

3 -5
Moderate

6 -7
High

8 -10
Very High

11+
Extreme

The UV Index is how we measure the sunburn-producing UV (ultraviolet) rays from the sun at any specific location and or time of day. The lower the number, the lower the danger; the higher the number, the stronger the harmful rays of the sun.

It’s a great way to help avoid overexposure to the sun.

UV Index Exposure Estimated Sunburn Time (*can vary by skin type)
0-2 Low More than an hour
3-5 Medium 30-45 minutes
6-7 High About 30 minutes
8-10 Very High About 20 minutes
11+ Extreme Less than 10 minutes

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