Beresfield air quality monitoring station

The Beresfield air quality monitoring site is located in Francis Greenway High School, on Lawson Avenue, Beresfield. It is situated in a residential area to the north-west of Newcastle.

Air quality monitoring region: Lower Hunter

Commissioned: May 1993

Latitude: 32° 47' 54"S

Longitude: 151° 39' 36"E

Elevation: 14 metres

Using data from this station, we provide hourly pollutant concentrations, 24-hour summary and air quality category ratings (AQC). Data from this site is also on the Newcastle local map.

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

  • Ozone (O3)
  • Oxides of nitrogen (NO, NO2 and NOx)
  • 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