Pollen and Mold

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. 

Friday, February 16:

  Pollen: Low 36 
  1st Prevalent: Cedar/Juniper
 16 
  2nd Prevalent: Pine
  Other Trees:  
  Grasses
  Ragweed
  0 
  Other 18 
 Mold:  Low 175 
  1st Prevalent: Cladosporium  143 
  2nd Prevalent:  Ascospores, unknown
22 
  Other: Epicocum, Alternaria and Basidiospores, unk.
10 

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

The linked Excel spreadsheet of Raw Daily Counts includes a detailed record of pollen and mold sources for the season. 
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Statistical Averages for Pollen and Mold Data
2/12-2/16 (calculated for ten years of data)

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Pollen

5

6

6

8

8

Mold

83

105

112

110

101

Statistical Averages for Pollen and Mold Data
2/19-2/23 (calculated for ten years of data)

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Pollen

11

12

14

11

12

Mold

116

96

89

85

82

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