Current and forecast air quality
Air quality index (AQI) values are updated hourly and a daily air quality forecast is made for the Greater Sydney Metropolitan Region at 4pm each day.
Disclaimer: The data used in the compilation of this page have undergone only preliminary quality assurance checks. These data may require modification during final stages of validation as a result of calibration changes, power failures, instrument failures etc.
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This information is also available by calling the NSW OEH Environment Line: 131 555 (local call cost throughout NSW) or (02) 9995 5555 (if calling from outside NSW).
Climate and Atmospheric Science is a NATA accredited facility (Accreditation number: 14209)
Non-conforming air quality monitoring sites
Several of our sites do not fully comply with the requirements of Australian Standard AS/NZS 3580.1.1:2007 ‘Methods for sampling and analysis of ambient air - Guide to siting air monitoring equipment’.
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||clear sky angle is <120o, trees within 20 metres north and south-west of monitoring site
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Page last updated: 01 February 2016