No matter your complexion, UV rays have an immense impact on the health of your skin. Stay on top of current conditions using AustraliaUV, an ad-free app reporting conditions from around Australia. Select your city and see how strong the UV rays really are!
AustraliaUV provides you with an easy-to-interpret number and graphic as well as suggestions on how best to protect your skin. The app also provides an all-Australia UV forecast, skin cancer resources and a way to easily email the app developer. Current weather conditions can be accessed with just a tap.
Available cities are Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Kingston, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth, Sydney and Townsville.
This app requires the following permissions:
Reason: To detect whether an active internet connection exists.
Reason: To access UV index data from the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency.
3rd Party Libraries:
AustraliaUV uses current data reported from around Australia to the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency. Resultant UV levels are matched against the US EPA's SunWise guidelines, developed in accordance with WHO recommendations. Though we make every attempt to accurately report UV conditions and suggest appropriate precautions, please assess the situation according to your own needs and risks.
Feature photograph: http://www.flickr.com/photos/minoru_ntt/
- Simplified interface
- Implemented ActionBar
- Holo design elements
- Back-end improvements
Made minor changes in response to UV data structure change. Will improve stability and reliability of application; no changes to front-end design.
Addressed bug that prevented users on 4.1+ devices from seeing the UV number image.