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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 (May 24, 2016)

Pollen 132 Mold 301
1st Prevalent: Hickory 79 1st Prevalent: Cladosporium 130
2nd Prevalent: Mulberry 11 2nd Prevalent: Ascospores, unk. 67
Other Trees: Sycamore, Walnut 0 Other: Basidiospores, unk.,Periconia,Epicoccum 104
Grasses 50
Ragweed 0    
Other 26    

 

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 05/16-05/20 (calculated for ten years of data)

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Pollen 138 129 139 135 137
Mold 1021 1093 1122 1143 1184


Statistical Averages for Pollen and Mold Data 05/23-05/27 (calculated for ten years of data)

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Pollen 148 141 139 146 142
Mold 1426 1628 1711 1799 1818

 

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
May 24, 2016:    132 (High)

Mold Count
May 24, 2016:    301 (Low)

Click here for count details.

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