Rouse Hill air quality monitoring station

The Rouse Hill air quality monitoring station is located within a Sydney Water property (Rouse Hill Reservoir) at 130 Cudgegong Road, Rouse Hill. Sited in the north of the Hawkesbury basin in a semi-rural area, this station replaces the former Vineyard monitoring station.

Air quality monitoring region: Sydney north-west

Commissioned: May 2019

Latitude: 3340’ 58”S

Longitude: 15054’ 13”E

Elevation: 73 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 Rouse Hill:

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