Tamworth air quality monitoring station

The Tamworth air quality monitoring station is located in Hyman Park, off Robert Road and Vue Street in the rural service town of Tamworth on the north-west slopes.

Air quality monitoring region: Rural

Commissioned: October 2000

Elevation: 406 metres

Using data from this station, we provide hourly pollutant concentrations, 24-hour summary and an Air Quality Index (AQI).

The following air pollutants and meteorological variables are measured at Tamworth:

  • Fine particles as PM10
  • Fine particles as PM2.5
  • Wind speed, wind direction and sigma theta
  • Ambient temperature
  • Relative humidity

NOTE: The site does not currently comply with Australian Standard AS/NZS 3580.1.1:2007 - Methods for sampling and analysis of ambient air - Guide to siting air monitoring equipment as the clear sky angle is < 120° due to trees within 20 metres to the north-east and east of the monitoring site.