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Pollen and Mold

During the business week, the Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency measures the daily levels of naturally occurring airborne pollutants: pollens and molds. These counts are expressed in spores per cubic meter of air for mold levels and grains per cubic meter of air for pollen levels. Residents can also call the Air Quality Pollen and Mold Hotline at 513-946-7753. The hotline is updated each day at 10:00 a.m. with pollen and mold counts of the previous 24-hour period.

Today's Count (May 26, 2015)

Pollen 96 Mold 1394
1st Prevalent: Poplar 29 1st Prevalent: Diatrypaceae 556
2nd Prevalent: Hickory 24 2nd Prevalent: Ascospores, unk. 365
Other Trees: Walnut, Pine, Hackberry 0 Other: Cladosporium, Basidiospores, unk., Myxomycete 473
Grasses 0
Ragweed 0    
Other 43    

 

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 05/18-05/22 (calculated for ten years of data)

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Pollen 99 97 108 121 126
Mold 1289 1235 1284 1290 1319


Statistical Averages for Pollen and Mold Data 05/25-05/29 (calculated for ten years of data)

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Pollen 132 132 125 109 101
Mold 1586 1783 1824 1941 1988

 

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 26, 2015:    96 (Moderate)

Mold Count
May 26, 2015:    1394 (Moderate)

Click here for count details.

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