The UV Index scale used in the United States conforms with international guidelines for UVI reporting established by the World Health Organization.
|AQI Numbers||AQI Descriptor||AQI Color|
|Low: 0 - 2||Low danger from UV rays for the average person.|
|Moderate : 3 - 5||Moderate risk form unprotected sun exposure.|
|High : 6 -7||Hi risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure.|
|Very High : 8 - 10||Very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Take extra precautions!|
|Extreme : 11 - +||Exreme risk of harm to your health. Take ALL precautions, skin and eyes can burn in minutes.|
One easy way to tell how much UV exposure you are getting is to look for your shadow.
Learn more by visiting the offical US EPA website