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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 (August 29, 2016)

Pollen 12 Mold 2294
1st Prevalent:  1st Prevalent: Ascospores,unk. 1336
2nd Prevalent:  2nd Prevalent: Basidiospores,unk. 644
Other Trees:  Other: Claodosporium, Leptosphaeria 1014
Grasses
Ragweed 11    
Other 1    

 

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
08/29-09/02  (calculated for ten years of data)

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Pollen 99 95 104 109 107
Mold 2078 2112 1949 1966 2073


Statistical Averages for Pollen and Mold Data
09/05-09/09  (calculated for ten years of data)

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Pollen 89 81 75 76 74
Mold 2270 2277 2386 2524 2520

 

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
August 29, 2016:    12 (Low)

Mold Count
August 29, 2016:    2294 (High)

Click here for count details.

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