Air quality monitoring in the Namoi North West Slopes Region Summer 2019-20 seasonal newsletter

Air quality monitoring in the Namoi/North West Slopes Region: Summer 2019-20

Air quality at regional population centres in the Namoi/North West Slopes met national benchmarks on 64% of summer days from 1 December 2019 to 29 February 2020.

Date
25 June 2020
Publisher
Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Type
Publication, Newsletter
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISSN 2209-9458
  • ID EES20200262
  • File PDF 2MB
  • Pages 12
  • Name air-quality-monitoring-network-namoi-summer-2019-20-200262.pdf

Namoi/North West Slopes summer 2019-20 seasonal newsletter provides an overview of air quality in the region. Air quality at regional population centres in the Namoi/North West Slopes met national benchmarks on 64% of summer days (58 days) from 1 December 2019 to 29 February 2020. The Air Quality Index was poor to hazardous on 33% of summer days (36%). Air quality was affected by dust storms and bushfire smoke, during the prolonged, intense drought and extreme bushfire weather conditions.