March 27, 2015 UV Rating for Springfield, MO: 5 (moderate)
Take precautions if you will be outside, such as wearing a hat and sunglasses and using sunscreen SPF 15+.
Reduce your exposure to the sun's most intense UV radiation by seeking shade during midday hours.
Ultraviolet Index Key
Low 2 or less
Moderate 3 - 5
High 6 - 7
Very High 8 - 10
Extreme 11 and higher
UV information provided by Environmental Protection Agency)