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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 (September 23, 2016)

Pollen 14 Mold 1666
1st Prevalent: Elm 5 1st Prevalent: Cladosporium 1071
2nd Prevalent:  2nd Prevalent: Ascospores, unk 231
Other Trees:  Other: Coprinus, Periconia, Basidiospores, unk. 364
Grasses
Ragweed 7    
Other 2    

 

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
09/19-09/23  (calculated for ten years of data)

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Pollen 43 41 37 37 34
Mold 1944 2102 1935 2006 1970


Statistical Averages for Pollen and Mold Data
09/26-09/30  (calculated for ten years of data)

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Pollen 28 25 25 22 21
Mold 2317 2239 2370 2484 2807

 

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
September 23, 2016:    14 (Low)

Mold Count
September 23, 2016:    1666 (High)

Click here for count details.

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