Air quality index (AQI) values - updated hourly
During the bushfire danger period, air quality health alerts may be raised due to the impacts of bushfire smoke on air quality.
For more information go to Current Fires and Incidents (http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/dsp_content.cfm?cat_id=683) on the NSW Rural Fire Service web site.
For more detailed information see the table of AQI values.
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Understand how the AQI is calculated.
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).
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.Australian Standard AS/NZS 3580.1.1:2007 Methods for sampling and analysis of ambient air - Guide to siting air monitoring equipment
|Non-conforming sites ||Reason|
|Rozelle||clear sky angle is < 120o, trees within 20 metres west of monitoring site|
|Randwick||clear sky angle is < 120o, trees within 20 metres west of monitoring site|
|Lindfield||clear sky angle is < 120o, trees within 20 metres north and south-west of monitoring site|
Page last updated: 08 June 2012