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Sunburn Information
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Sunburn Risk Table(s) originally provided by Mark Petersmeyer
Please use caution when interpreting the results below, and remember that they are an estimate

Sunburn Risk Table

UV Index was 0.0 at 04:45 AM EDT
Classification of Skin Types  
Type History of Sun Burning and Tanning  Skin Scale Factor   Minutes to Burn  
(Blank when the UV index is 0.5 or less)
I  Always burns easily, never tans 1.4
II  Always burns easily, tans minimally 1.0
III  Burns moderately, tans gradually and uniformly  0.7
IV  Burns minimally, always tans well 0.6
V  Rarely burns, tans profusely 0.5
VI  Rarely burns, deeply pigmented 0.4
Note: Do not use to determine actual time in the sun. Individual responses vary widely




Classification of SkinTypes Selected UV:      1
Type History of Sun Burning and Tanning  Skin Scale Factor   Minutes to Burn  
I  Always burns easily, never tans 1.4 1 hr 40 min.
II  Always burns easily, tans minimally 1.0 2 hr 20 min.
III  Burns moderately, tans gradually and uniformly  0.7 3 hr 20 min.
IV  Burns minimally, always tans well 0.6 3 hr 55 min.
V  Rarely burns, tans profusely 0.5 4 hr 40 min.
VI  Rarely burns, deeply pigmented 0.4 5 hr 50 min.
Note: Do not use to determine actual time in the sun. Individual responses vary widely

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