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 (March 24, 2017)

 

  Pollen:  Moderate 28
  1st Prevalent:  Cedar/Juniper
15
  2nd Prevalent: Elm
8
  Other Trees:  Pine, Birch, Maple
    0
  Grasses   0
  Ragweed
   0
  Other 5
   
 Mold:  Low 151
  1st Prevalent: Cladosporium 80
  2nd Prevalent: Ascospores, unk.  42
  Other:   Aspergillus, Basidiospores, unk, Coprinus 29

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
3/20-3/24 (calculated for ten years of data)

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Pollen

389

388

340

333

335

Mold

223

214

202

220

231

Statistical Averages for Pollen and Mold Data
3/27-3/31 (calculated for ten years of data)

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Pollen

260

255

283

266

268

Mold

268

270

297

287

266

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