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
Elevation: 398 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