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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 (May 6, 2016)

Pollen 98 Mold 369
1st Prevalent: Mulberry 21 1st Prevalent: Cladosporium 111
2nd Prevalent: Oak 14 2nd Prevalent: Leptosphaeria 84
Other Trees: Locust, HIckory, Osage Orange, Walnut 0 Other: Ascospores, unk., Basidiospores, unk., Coprinus 174
Grasses 19
Ragweed 0    
Other 44    

 

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 05/02-05/06 (calculated for ten years of data)

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Pollen 574 533 471 417 375
Mold 997 993 1013 978 990


Statistical Averages for Pollen and Mold Data 05/09-05/13 (calculated for ten years of data)

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Pollen 290 265 239 204 185
Mold 1099 1090 1109 1137 1109

 

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 6, 2016:    98 (Moderate)

Mold Count
May 6, 2016:    369 (Low)

Click here for count details.

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