Category | UV Index | Time to Burn | Actions to Take |

Minimal | 0 - 2 | 60 min. + | Apply SPF sunscreen. |

Low | 3 - 4 | 45 min. | Apply SPF sunscreen, wear a hat. |

Moderate | 5 - 6 | 30 min. | Apply SPF 15, wear a hat. |

High | 7 - 9 | 15 - 24 min. | Apply SPF 15 to 30, wear a hat and sunglasses. Limit midday exposure. |

Very High | 10+ | 10 min. | Apply SPF 30; wear a hat, sunglasses, and protective clothing; limit midday exposure. |

More about UTC, and a table to convert UTC to your local time is posted at: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/srh/jetstream/doppler/radarfaq.htm#utc

In solar-terrestrial use: With regard to geomagnetic levels, a descriptive word specifically meaning that 8 is less than or equal to the Ap Index which is less than or equal to 15.

More about UTC, and a table to convert UTC to your local time is posted at: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/srh/jetstream/doppler/radarfaq.htm#utc

Category | UV Index | Time to Burn | Actions to Take |

Minimal | 0 - 2 | 60 min. + | Apply SPF sunscreen. |

Low | 3 - 4 | 45 min. | Apply SPF sunscreen, wear a hat. |

Moderate | 5 - 6 | 30 min. | Apply SPF 15, wear a hat. |

High | 7 - 9 | 15 - 24 min. | Apply SPF 15 to 30, wear a hat and sunglasses. Limit midday exposure. |

Very High | 10+ | 10 min. | Apply SPF 30; wear a hat, sunglasses, and protective clothing; limit midday exposure. |