Penrith air quality monitoring station

The Penrith air quality monitoring station is located at the corner of Laycock Street and Shellbourne Place in Cranebrook, a residential-cum-commercial area.

Air quality monitoring region: Sydney north-west

Commissioned: June 2020

Latitude: 33o43’37”S

Longitude: 150o42’14”E

Elevation: 27 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 measured at Penrith:

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