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

Weekly pollen forecast and summary

Forecast for 21st-28th November 2020: Fungal spores moderate to high for penicillium, leptosphaeria and basidiospores.

Grass Pollen Count - Low

Grass pollen season is now over and will resume again in late Spring 2021. New regional pollen calendars are now available

Tree Pollen Count - Low


Tree pollen risk currently very low. 

Fungal Spore Levels - High

Penicillium and Basidiospores will be airborne in high amounts during dry weather and Aspergillus increasing too. Leptosphaeria will occasionally rise temporarily after rainfall, although this type is in decline now. Visit our fungal spore webpage for more info.

Weed Pollen Count - Low

Pollen forecast for weeds with a low green pollen count.

Weed pollen season is now over and will resume again in Spring 2021.

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.

Science at Worcester

If you are interested in the science behind the pollen forecast, you may be interested in our science degrees. We also offer tours of our Pollen Labs as part of our Open Days.