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Air Quality Data

AQ England

Air quality monitoring data in York can be viewed in real-time at the Air Quality England website.

Air quality monitoring data in York can be viewed in real-time at the Air Quality England website.

This page includes a daily Air Quality Index (AQI) value for various locations in York.

The Air Quality Index is a number used to communicate to the public how polluted the air currently is, or how polluted it is forecast to become.

Find out more about the Air Quality Index and recommended health advice for specific bandings here.

AQ Index Bands

Air Quality Index Values are expressed as a value between 1 (Low) – 10 (Very High)

 

 

 

 

Air pollution forecasts for the rest of the UK are produced on a daily basis by the Met Office and are available on Defra’s UK-Air website.

Diffusion Tube Monitoring Data

The latest diffusion tube monitoring results (2016 calendar year) for the City of York Council area can be viewed on the map below.  Results are bias-corrected and expressed in micrograms per cubic metre (ug/m3).  Tubes are colour coded using the following key: Green <= 34.4 ug/m3, Amber 34.5 – 39.4 ug/m3,  Red >= 39.5 ug/m3.  Further information about each site can be viewed by clicking on the diffusion tube and scrolling through the table of information.


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Diffusion tube monitoring results from previous years can be found in our latest Annual Status Report or on the York Open Data Platform.