Richmond air quality monitoring station

The Richmond air quality monitoring station is located inside the campus of the University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury. It is situated in the north of the Hawkesbury basin in a residential/semi-rural area.

Air quality monitoring region: Sydney north-west

Commissioned: May 1992

Elevation: 21 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 Richmond:

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