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. 

Thursday, October 18, 2018

  Pollen: Low
  1st Prevalent: Cedar
  2nd Prevalent: 
  Other Trees:
  Grasses
  Ragweed

  Other: 
 Mold: Moderate 1165 
  1st Prevalent: Cladosporium 
440 
  2nd Prevalent: Alternaria
220 
  Other: Ascospores, unk., Epicoccum, Periconia
505 

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
10/15- 10/19(calculated for ten years of data)

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Pollen

8

8

7

6

6

Mold

1993

1953

1842

1601

1479

Statistical Averages for Pollen and Mold Data
10/22 - 10/26 (calculated for ten years of data)

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Pollen

5

6

6

7

7

Mold

1038

1004

1148

1173

1152

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