Bargo air quality monitoring station

The Bargo air quality monitoring station is located on residential property at Silica Road, Bargo.  It is in a rural area on the far south-west edge of the Sydney basin.

Air quality monitoring region: Sydney south-west

Commissioned: January 1996

Elevation: 365 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 currently measured at Bargo:

  • Ozone (O3)
  • Oxides of nitrogen (NO, NO2 and NOx)
  • Sulfur dioxide (SO2)
  • Visibility using nephelometry
  • Fine particles as PM10
  • Fine particles as PM2.5
  • Wind speed, wind direction and sigma theta
  • Ambient temperature
  • Relative humidity