Merriwa air quality monitoring station

The Merriwa air quality monitoring station is located on the Merriwa Scone Road approximately 8 km north-east from Merriwa, at the north-western end of the Upper Hunter valley. It is one of two Upper Hunter sites designated as a background site for fine particles.

Air quality monitoring region: Upper Hunter

Commissioned: February 2012

Latitude: 32°7'6"S

Longitude: 150°26'26"E

Elevation: 408 metres

Current data from this station is presented on the Upper Hunter map.

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

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