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

Weekly pollen forecast and summary

Forecast for 15th to 21st January 2022: Pollen: low; Spores: moderate for Penicillium, other types low.

Grass Pollen Count - Low

Pollen forecast for grass with a low green pollen count.

The grass pollen season is over and will resume next Spring. New regional pollen calendars are now available

Tree Pollen Count - Low

Pollen forecast for trees with a low green pollen count.

A few hazel trees are now releasing pollen but the risk will remain generally low this week, unless you are very close to a flowering tree.

Fungal Spore Levels - Moderate

Pollen forecast for spores with a high orange pollen count.

 

Penicillium spores will be airborne, triggering symptoms in some spore sufferers. Other types will be low. Visit our fungal spore webpage for more info.

Weed Pollen Count - Low

The weed pollen season is over and will resume next Spring.

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.