Muswellbrook air quality monitoring station

The Muswellbrook air quality monitoring station is located in Bowman Park on Lorne Street, 400m south-west of the Hunter River. Along with Muswellbrook north-west it is one of two stations located in or on the outskirts of Muswellbrook.

Air quality monitoring region: Upper Hunter

Commissioned: December 2010

Elevation: 146 metres

Using data from this station, we provide hourly pollutant concentrations, 24-hour summary and an Air Quality Index (AQI). Current data from this station is also presented on the Upper Hunter map.

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

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