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 (May 25, 2017) 

  Pollen:  Moderate 37
  1st Prevalent:  Walnut
 7
  2nd Prevalent:  Sycamore
3
  Other Trees:
 
  Grasses  13
  Ragweed
     
  Other  14
 Mold:  Moderate 1345
  1st Prevalent:  Cladosporium 368
  2nd Prevalent:  Ascospores, unk.   287
  Other: Diatrypaceae, Massarina, Leptosphaeria 690

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. (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.)

Statistical Averages for Pollen and Mold Data
5/22-5/26 (calculated for ten years of data)

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Pollen

143

148

141

139

146

Mold

1294

1426

1628

1711

1799

Statistical Averages for Pollen and Mold Data
5/29-6/02 (calculated for ten years of data)

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Pollen

150

155

148

111

95

Mold

1923

1948

1794

1871

1934

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