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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.

Pollen and mold counting for 2016 has concluded. Counting is scheduled to resume in February 2017, depending upon weather conditions. 

Today's Count (December 2, 2016)

Pollen 0 Mold 210
1st Prevalent:  0 1st Prevalent: Cladosporium 92
2nd Prevalent:  0 2nd Prevalent: Ascospores,unk. 24
Other Trees:  Other: Alternaria, Coprinus, Myxomycete 94
Grasses 0
Ragweed 0    
Other 0    

 

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
11/21-11/25  (calculated for ten years of data)

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Pollen 1 1 1 1 1
Mold 403 385 379 335 298


Statistical Averages for Pollen and Mold Data
11/28-12/02  (calculated for ten years of data)

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Pollen 1 0 0 0 0
Mold 165 131 86 81 75

 

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 and mold counting will resume
February 2017

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