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. 

Today's Count (September 20, 2017) 

  Pollen: Moderate 23 
  1st Prevalent: Oak
 1 
  2nd Prevalent: 
  Other Trees:  
  Grasses
  Ragweed
  18 
  Other   4 
 Mold:  High 2440 
  1st Prevalent: Ascospores, unk. 680 
  2nd Prevalent: Cladosporium, unk.
636 
  Other: Basidiospores, unk, Coprinus, Shelf Fungus 1124 

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
9/11-9/15 (calculated for ten years of data)

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Pollen

78

74

71

70

62

Mold

2595

2677

2679

2640

2443

Statistical Averages for Pollen and Mold Data
9/18-9/22 (calculated for ten years of data)

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Pollen

43

43

41

37

37

Mold

1987

1944

2102

1935

2006

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