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Air Quality Forecast for Dorset

Forecast published on Sun, 22 Oct 2017 06:00:00 +0100.

Values are for predicted maximum pollution levels, ranging from 1 (lowest pollution, best air quality) to 10 (highest pollution, worst air quality).

Colour key: Lowest pollution Highest pollution

Defra monitoring locations are shown by

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Forecast locations in Dorset

Location Today Tomorrow Wednesday Thursday Friday
Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens 3 3 3 3 3
Adventure Wonderland 2 3 2 2 2
Ansty 3 3 3 3 2
Beaminster 3 3 2 3 3
Bearwood 2 3 2 2 2
Bennetts Water Garden 3 3 3 3 3
Blandford Forum 3 3 2 2 2
Bloxworth 3 3 3 3 2
Bournemouth 3 3 3 3 3
Bournemouth - Alum Chine (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Bournemouth - Boscombe Pier (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Bournemouth - Durley Chine (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Bournemouth - Fisherman's Walk (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Bournemouth - Hengistbury West (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Bournemouth - Pier (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Bournemouth - Southbourne (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Bournemouth Airport 2 3 2 2 2
Bowleaze Cove (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Branksome 3 3 3 3 3
Branksome Park 3 3 3 3 3
Bridport 3 3 3 3 3
Broadstone 2 3 2 2 2
Canford Heath 2 3 3 3 2
Charmouth - West (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Christchurch 3 3 3 3 3
Christchurch - Avon Beach (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Christchurch - Friar's Cliff (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Christchurch - Highcliffe Castle (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Christchurch - Mudeford Sandbank East (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Christchurch Ski Centre 2 2 2 2 2
Church Ope Cove (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Compton Acres 3 3 3 3 3
Cranborne Manor Gardens 2 2 2 2 2
Creekmoor 2 3 2 3 2
Dorchester 3 3 3 3 3
Dorset Snowsport Centre 3 3 3 3 3
Durdle Door - East (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Durdle Door - West (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
East Howe 2 3 2 3 2
East Stour 3 3 2 2 2
Edmondsham House 2 2 2 2 2
Eypemouth (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Ferndown 2 2 2 2 2
Fontmell Magna 3 3 2 2 2
Forde Abbey 3 3 2 2 2
Fortuneswell 3 3 3 3 3
Gillingham (Dorset) 3 2 2 2 2
Guy's Marsh 3 3 2 2 2
Highbury Garden (West Moors) 2 2 2 2 2
Highcliffe 3 3 3 3 3
Hillbourne 2 3 2 3 2
Hill View 2 3 2 2 2
Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Hurn 2 3 2 2 2
Iford 3 3 3 3 3
Isle of Portland 3 3 3 3 3
Jumpers Common 3 3 3 3 3
Kingston Maurward Park 3 3 3 3 3
Kinson 2 3 2 3 2
Knighton (Dorset) 3 3 2 2 2
Knoll Gardens Ferndown 2 2 2 2 2
Larmer Tree Gardens 3 3 2 2 2
Lilliput 3 3 3 3 3
Litton Cheney Youth Hostel 3 3 3 3 3
Longfleet 2 3 3 3 2
Lulworth Cove Youth Hostel 3 3 3 3 3
Lyme Regis 3 3 3 3 3
Mapperton 3 3 3 2 2
Mapperton Gardens 3 3 3 3 3
Minterne Gardens 3 3 3 3 3
Motcombe 3 2 2 2 2
Muscliff 2 3 2 3 3
Oakdale 2 3 3 3 2
Parkstone 3 3 3 3 3
Poole 2 3 3 3 2
Poole - Branksome Chine (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Poole - Canford Cliffs (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Poole - Harbour Lake (Beach) 3 3 3 3 2
Poole - Harbour Rockley Sand (Beach) 3 3 3 3 2
Poole - Sandbanks Peninsular (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Poole - Shore Road, Sandbanks (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Poole Bay 3 3 3 3 3
Poole Harbour 2 3 3 3 3
Poole Harbour - Hamworthy Park (Beach) 2 3 3 3 2
Portland 3 3 3 3 3
Portland Harbour - Castle Cove (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Portland Harbour - Sandsfoot Castle (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Poyntington 3 3 2 2 2
Ringstead Bay (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Rossmore 3 3 3 3 3
Ryall 3 3 3 3 3
Seatown (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Shaftesbury 3 2 2 2 2
Sherborne 3 3 2 2 2
Southbourne 3 3 3 3 3
Stalbridge 3 3 2 2 2
Stanley Green 2 3 3 3 2
Studland - Knoll Beach (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Studland - Shell Bay (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Sturminster Newton 3 3 2 2 2
Swanage 3 3 3 3 3
Swanage - Central (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Swanage Youth Hostel 3 3 3 3 3
Tuckton 3 3 3 3 3
Wallisdown 3 3 3 3 3
Wareham 3 3 3 3 3
Waterloo (Poole) 2 3 3 3 2
West Bay - West (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
West Howe 2 3 2 2 2
Weymouth 3 3 3 3 3
Weymouth - Central (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Weymouth and Portland 3 3 3 3 3
Wick (Bournemouth) 3 3 3 3 3
Wimborne Minster 2 3 2 2 2
Winterborne Houghton 3 3 3 3 2
Winton 3 3 3 3 3

Defra Air Quality Monitoring Stations in Dorset

Location Latest Data Date/Time Running 8 Hour mean Ozone
(µgm-3)
Hourly mean Nitrogen dioxide
(µgm-3)
Max 15 min mean Sulphur dioxide
(µgm-3)
Running 24 Hour mean PM2.5 Particles
(µgm-3)
Running 24 Hour mean PM10 Particles
(µgm-3)
ValueLevelValueLevelValueLevelValueLevelValueLevel
Bournemouth 2017-10-22 23:00:00 60 2 Low 5 1 Low

Coloured boxes for value and level show latest snapshot data. A grey box indicates that this data is not measured at this location. A white box indicates that data is normally recorded here, but is missing from the latest snapshot. Follow the links to individual stations for historical data.

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