Singleton air quality monitoring station

The Singleton air quality monitoring site is situated in a residential area south of the Hunter River, adjacent to Singleton Council chambers in Civic Avenue.  Along with Singleton south and Singleton north-west it is one of three sites located in or on the outskirts of Singleton. 

Air quality monitoring region: Upper Hunter

Commissioned: December 2010

Latitude: 32° 33' 27"S

Longitude: 151° 10' 37"E

Elevation: 41 metres

Data from the Singleton site are also used in the Regional Air Quality Index. A summary of the data from the previous day can be found in the 24-hour summary.  Current data from this station is also presented on the Upper Hunter map.

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

  • 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