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 (August 18, 2017) 

  Pollen:  Low  4 
  1st Prevalent:  
 0 
  2nd Prevalent:  
  Other Trees:  
  Grasses
  Ragweed
    3 
  Other  1 
 Mold:  High 1846 
  1st Prevalent:  Cladosporium 731 
  2nd Prevalent: Ascospores, unk,   527 
  Other: Basidiospores,unk., Myxomycete, and Alternaria 588 

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
8/14-8/18 (calculated for ten years of data)

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Pollen

30

33

34

35

41

Mold

2402

2287

2091

2001

1920

Statistical Averages for Pollen and Mold Data
8/21-8/25 (calculated for ten years of data)

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Pollen

58

68

79

89

88

Mold

1651

1705

1782

1800

1829

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