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When will the UV Index be at it’s highest in your area? Simply put in your zip code into the box below and get an instant answer!

The daily UV index forecast is a prediction of the maximum UV strength for the day, which is usually reached in the early afternoon.

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0-2: Low

Wear sunglasses on bright days and use broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen.

3-5: Moderate

Stay in shade near midday when the sun is strongest.

6-7: High

Reduce time in the sun between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

8-10: Very High

Seek shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses

11 or more: Extreme

Unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes.  Avoid sun exposure between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.