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POLLEN & SPORE REPORT

Pollen and fungal spore levels in the East Midlands

This page is dedicated to reporting the pollen and fungal spore levels in the East Midlands, paying particular mention to those known to be allergenic. This page will be updated regularly in the peak season (June/August) and as and when necessary outside these months.

The information provided is for the interest of, and use by, the general public only.

Recent pollen levels

All pollen

The spring tree pollen season is in full swing. Acer, ash, birch, chestnut, dock, grass, nettle, oak, pine, plane, plantago, rape and yew are at low levels.

Allergic individuals may need to take necessary precautions.  

 

Updated: 24/05/2018

Grass pollen

The grass season is just starting. Counts represent the average number of grass pollen grains per cubic metre of air for the period covering 9am on the date shown to 9am the following day. Counts are converted to a classification according to the table further down this page.

 

DATE POLLEN LEVEL
20/05/2018 Low
21/05/2018 Moderate
22/05/2018 Low
23/05/2018 Low
24/05/2018 Low

 

  

Updated: 25/05/2018

Recent fungal spore levels

Spore counts are currently at moderate levels. Cladosporium has past allergenic thresholds in the last week, allergic individual should take relevant precautions. Alternaria is still low.

 

24/05/2018

 

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Key to Grass Pollen counts

Classification

Grass grains per cubic metre of air

Low

0 – 29

Moderate

30 – 49

High

50 – 149

Very High

150 - 499

Exceedingly High

> 500

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Key to spore levels

Classification

Spores per cubic metre of air

Very Low < 1,000
Low 1,000 - 4,999
Moderate 5,000 - 19,999
High 20,000 - 50,000
Very High > 50,000

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