Armidale air quality monitoring station

The Armidale air quality monitoring station is located in Kirkwood Street between Taylor St and Douglas St. The site is in the Northern Tablelands Local Land Services region.

An estimated 29,983 people live within 25km of this monitoring site (2016 census).

Air quality monitoring region: Regional NSW

Commissioned: June 2018

Latitude: 30° 30' 30"S

Longitude: 151° 39' 41.97"E

Elevation: 982 metres

Using data from this station, we provide hourly pollutant concentrations, 24-hour summary and an Air Quality Index (AQI).

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

  • Visibility using nephelometry
  • Fine particles as PM10
  • Fine particles as PM2.5
  • Wind speed, wind direction and sigma theta
  • Ambient temperature
  • Relative humidity
  • Rainfall