Fun in the Sun Blog — Sun Protection

Cloudy, rainy days, and still dangerous UV

Cloudy, rainy days, and still dangerous UV

On hot days with clear blue skies in the middle of summer, most of us are aware that we have to stay out of the sun and take precautions. Often there will a UV rating – the estimate of the harmful UV rays getting through - peaking at 11 or over.  Many of us choose to stay off the beach and in the shade during the middle of the day  ('frying' on a towel at midday is fortunatley a thing of the distant past). If you live in Brisbane, these extreme UV ratings occur on around 100 days a year; for Sydney...

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