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Pollen and Mold

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During pollen and mold season, the Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency measures the daily levels of naturally occurring airborne pollutants: pollens and molds. These counts are expressed in grains per cubic meter of air for pollen levels and spores per cubic meter of air for mold levels.

Today's Count (April 28, 2016)

Pollen 47 Mold 148
1st Prevalent: Oak 37 1st Prevalent: Massarina 82
2nd Prevalent: Mulberry 5 2nd Prevalent: Cladosporium 16
Other Trees: Osage Orange, Sycamore 5 Other: Basidiospores, unk., Ascospores, unk., Coprinus 50
Grasses 0
Ragweed    
Other 0    

 

Pollen and Mold Descriptors

Descriptor Pollen Mold
LOW 0-20 0-500
MODERATE 21-100 501-1500
HIGH 101-1000 1501-5000
VERY HIGH >1000 >5000

 

Statistical Averages for Pollen and Mold Data 04/25-04/29 (calculated for ten years of data)

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Pollen 702 741 766 766 778
Mold 521 572 629 664 719


Statistical Averages for Pollen and Mold Data 05/02-05/06 (calculated for ten years of data)

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Pollen 574 533 471 417 375
Mold 997 993 1013 978 990

 

Note: Statistical Averages are calculated for ten years of data at our current address, 250 William Howard Taft Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219.

The linked excel spreadsheet of Raw Daily Counts includes a detailed record of pollen and mold sources for the season. (If the data does not appear to be updated in the linked Excel file, try clearing your web browser's data history, including browsing history, download history and cached images and files.)

Air Quality Hotlines

24-hour: 513-946-7777
Toll Free: 800-889-0474
Air Quality Index: 513-946-7753
Mold & Pollen Count: 513-946-7753

Local Air Quality

Pollen Count
April 28, 2016:    47 (Moderate)

Mold Count
April 28, 2016:    148 (Low)

Click here for count details.

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