We supply and produce the pollen forecast for the UK in conjunction with the Met Office.

Weekly pollen forecast and summary

 

Forecast to 19th July:  Pollen: Grass pollen high, weed pollen moderate, sweet chestnut tree pollen moderate; Spores: High.

Grass Pollen Count - High

 Pollen forecast for grass with a high orange pollen count.

Grass pollen will continue at a high risk during any lengthy spells of warm, dry weather. The season is in the later stage but is lasting longer this year. This is due to cool temperatures reducing opportunities for the plants to exhaust their pollen stocks to the air

Tree Pollen Count - Moderate

 Pollen forecast for trees with a moderate yellow pollen count.

Sweet Chestnut currently airborne at moderate risk during warm, dry weather.

Fungal Spore Levels - High

Pollen forecast for spores with a high orange pollen count.

When the weather improves, Cladosporium & Alternaria will be at a high risk. Didymella, Leptosphaeria and allies will be high during warm and very humid conditions.

Weed Pollen Count - Moderate

Pollen forecast for weeds with a moderate yellow pollen count.

Nettle pollen at a moderate risk during dry weather, along with a few other weed pollen types.

 

Further Information      

For more information about this service please contact Dr Beverley Adams-Groom on 01905 855411 or via email.

Pollen forecasts are available on a regional basis to cover the whole of the UK including Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. They can also be provided in detail for individual regions.

Daily pollen and spore forecasts are issued from mid-March to early October.

Daily pollen forecasts are featured in newspapers, on radio, on television and various web pages.

All the forecasts are based on information from the quality controlled data produced by the National Pollen Monitoring Network, combined with the information from weather forecasts, local vegetation and typography types and information about biological factors and the weather in the preseason period that influences the pollen count.

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