Weather

Forecast of the UV index for Belgium

The figure above shows the expected maximum UV index for clear sky at Uccle for the next 10 days.

Through a collaboration with the Danish Meteorological Institute within the framework of the AC SAF (http://ac-saf.eumetsat.int/) of EUMETSAT, we now provide clear sky UV index forecasts for the whole of Belgium. The maps with the forecasted maximum UV index for Belgium for the next 5 days can be found below.

The UV Index is a number describing the effect of the intensity of the solar radiation on the unprotected skin. In the table below you find the meaning of the UV Index.

ColorUV-IndexUV-IntensitySkin burns
1lowslowly
2
3moderateeasily
4
5
6highquickly
7
8very highvery quickly
9
10
11+extremealmost immediate

 You can see the "observed UV index of today at Uccle"  in the section on observations.

You can find more detailed information about the UV Index on www.meteo.be/ozon/uv/index.php.