Wollongong air quality monitoring station

The Wollongong air quality monitoring site is located in the Australian Army Depot on Gipps Street. It is situated in a residential area close to the commercial centre of Wollongong.

Air quality monitoring region: Illawarra

Commissioned: February 1993

Latitude: 34° 25' 07"S

Longitude: 150° 53' 11"E

Elevation: 15 metres

Using data from this station, we provide hourly pollutant concentrations, 24-hour summary and air quality category ratings (AQC).

The following air pollutants and meteorological variables are currently measured at Wollongong:

  • Ozone (O3)
  • Oxides of nitrogen (NO, NO2 and NOx)
  • Carbon monoxide (CO)
  • Sulfur dioxide (SO2)
  • Visibility using nephelometry
  • Fine particles as PM2.5
  • Fine particles as PM10
  • Wind speed, wind direction and sigma theta
  • Ambient temperature
  • Relative humidity
  • Precipitation