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Air Quality Forecast for Greater Manchester

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 Greater Manchester

Location Today Tomorrow Wednesday Thursday Friday
Alder Forest 2 2 2 2 2
Alphin Pike 2 2 2 2 2
Alt 2 2 2 2 2
Altrincham 2 2 2 2 2
Ancoats 2 2 2 2 2
Ashton-in-Makerfield 2 2 2 2 2
Ashton-Under-Lyne 2 2 2 2 2
Aspull 2 2 2 2 2
Astley Bridge 2 2 2 2 2
Atherton 2 2 2 2 2
Audenshaw 2 2 2 2 2
Bagslate Moor 2 2 2 2 2
Baguley 2 2 2 2 2
Bamford 2 2 2 1 2
Bardsley 2 2 2 2 2
Barlow Moor 2 2 2 2 2
Barton Upon Irwell 2 2 2 2 2
Blackford Bridge 2 2 2 1 2
Blackley 2 2 2 2 2
Bolton 2 2 2 2 2
Bolton Wanderers F.C. 2 2 2 2 2
Bowdon 2 2 2 2 2
Bowgreen 2 2 2 2 2
Bradley Fold 2 2 2 1 2
Bradshaw 2 2 2 2 2
Bramhall 2 2 2 2 2
Bredbury 2 2 2 2 2
Breightmet 2 2 2 2 2
Brinnington 2 2 2 2 2
Broadheath 2 2 2 2 2
Bromley Cross 2 2 2 2 2
Brooklands 2 2 2 2 2
Brook Bottom 2 2 2 2 2
Bryn 2 2 2 2 2
Burnage 2 2 2 2 2
Burnden 2 2 2 1 2
Bury 2 2 2 1 2
Castleton (Greater Manchester) 2 2 2 1 2
Chadderton 2 2 2 2 2
Chapel Field 2 2 2 1 2
Cheadle (Greater Manchester) 2 2 2 2 2
Cheadle Heath 2 2 2 2 2
Cheadle Hulme 2 2 2 2 2
Chesham (Greater Manchester) 2 2 2 2 2
Chorlton-Cum-Hardy 2 2 2 2 2
Clayton (Greater Manchester) 2 2 2 2 2
Clifton (Greater Manchester) 2 2 2 1 2
Copley 2 2 2 2 2
Crofts Bank 2 2 2 2 2
Crompton 2 2 2 1 2
Cutgate 2 2 2 2 2
Dane Bank 2 2 2 2 2
Daubhill 2 2 2 2 2
Davenport 2 2 2 2 2
Deane 2 2 2 2 2
Debdale 2 2 2 2 2
Denton 2 2 2 2 2
Didsbury 2 2 2 2 2
Doffcocker 2 2 2 2 2
Droylsden 2 2 2 2 2
Dukinfield 2 2 2 2 2
East Didsbury 2 2 2 2 2
Eccles 2 2 2 2 2
Ellesmere Park 2 2 2 2 2
Elton 2 2 2 2 2
Failsworth 2 2 2 2 2
Fairfield (Nr Bury) 2 2 2 2 2
Fairfield (Nr Tameside) 2 2 2 2 2
Fallowfield 2 2 2 2 2
Farnworth 2 2 2 1 2
Far Moor 2 2 2 2 2
Fernhill 2 2 2 2 2
Firgrove 2 2 2 2 2
Fishpool 2 2 2 1 2
Flixton 2 2 2 2 2
Foggbrook 2 2 2 2 2
Free Town 2 2 2 2 2
Gatley 2 2 2 2 2
Gee Cross 2 2 2 2 2
Gigg 2 2 2 1 2
Gilbent 2 2 2 2 2
Godley 2 2 2 2 2
Golborne 2 2 2 2 2
Goose Green 2 2 2 2 2
Gorse Hill 2 2 2 2 2
Gorton 2 2 2 2 2
Greenacres 2 2 2 2 2
Guide Bridge 2 2 2 2 2
Hale 2 2 2 2 2
Hale Barns 2 2 2 2 2
Halliwell 2 2 2 2 2
Harpurhey 2 2 2 2 2
Harwood 2 2 2 2 2
Harwood Lee 2 2 2 2 2
Hathershaw 2 2 2 2 2
Hattersley 2 2 2 2 2
Haughton Green 2 2 2 2 2
Hazelhurst 2 2 2 2 2
Hazel Grove 2 2 2 2 2
Heald Green 2 2 2 2 2
Healey 2 2 2 2 2
Heaton Chapel 2 2 2 2 2
Heaton (Greater Manchester) 2 2 2 2 2
Heaton Hall 2 2 2 2 2
Heaton Mersey 2 2 2 2 2
Heaton Norris 2 2 2 2 2
Heyrod 2 2 2 2 2
Heyside 2 2 2 2 2
Heywood 2 2 2 1 2
Higher Blackley 2 2 2 2 2
Higher Broughton 2 2 2 2 2
Higher Woodhill 2 2 2 2 2
High Crompton 2 2 2 1 2
Hilton Park 2 2 2 2 2
Hindley 2 2 2 2 2
Hollins 2 2 2 1 2
Horwich 2 2 2 2 2
Hurst 2 2 2 2 2
Hyde 2 2 2 2 2
Ince-in-Makerfield 2 2 2 2 2
Irlam 2 2 2 2 2
Jericho 2 2 2 2 2
Kearsley 2 2 2 1 2
Kitt Green 2 2 2 2 2
Kitt's Moss 2 2 2 2 2
Lees 2 2 2 2 2
Leigh 2 2 2 2 2
Levenshulme 2 2 2 2 2
Limefield 2 2 2 2 2
Limehurst 2 2 2 2 2
Lime Side 2 2 2 2 2
Littleborough 2 2 2 2 2
Little Bolton 2 2 2 2 2
Little Hulton 2 2 2 2 2
Little Lever 2 2 2 1 2
Lostock Junction 2 2 2 2 2
Lower Kersal 2 2 2 2 2
Luzley Brook 2 2 2 2 2
Manchester 2 2 2 2 2
Manchester Airport 2 2 2 2 2
Manchester City F.C. 2 2 2 2 2
Manchester Youth Hostel 2 2 2 2 2
Markland Hill 2 2 2 2 2
Marland 2 2 2 1 2
Marple 2 2 2 2 2
Marsh Green 2 2 2 2 2
Marylebone 2 2 2 2 2
Middleton (Greater Manchester) 2 2 2 1 2
Miles Platting 2 2 2 2 2
Millbrook (Greater Manchester) 2 2 2 2 2
Milnrow 2 2 2 1 2
Moorside (Nr Oldham) 2 2 2 2 2
Moorside (Nr Salford) 2 2 2 2 2
Moses Gate 2 2 2 1 2
Mossley 2 2 2 2 2
Moss Moor 2 2 2 1 2
Moss Nook 2 2 2 2 2
Moss Side 2 2 2 2 2
Moston 2 2 2 2 2
Newton (Greater Manchester) 2 2 2 2 2
Newton Heath 2 2 2 2 2
Newtown (Nr Salford) 2 2 2 1 2
Newtown (Nr Wigan) 2 2 2 2 2
Norbury Moor 2 2 2 2 2
Norden 2 2 2 2 2
Northenden 2 2 2 2 2
Northern Moor 2 2 2 2 2
Offerton 2 2 2 2 2
Offerton Green 2 2 2 2 2
Oldham 2 2 2 2 2
Oldham Edge 2 2 2 2 2
Old Trafford 2 2 2 2 2
Old Trafford Lancashire C.C.C. 2 2 2 2 2
Ordsall 2 2 2 2 2
Orrell 2 2 2 2 2
Park Bridge 2 2 2 2 2
Partington 2 2 2 2 2
Peel Green 2 2 2 2 2
Pemberton 2 2 2 2 2
Pendlebury 2 2 2 2 2
Pimhole 2 2 2 1 2
Poolstock 2 2 2 2 2
Prestwich 2 2 2 2 2
Radcliffe 2 2 2 1 2
Rainsough 2 2 2 2 2
Ramsbottom 2 2 2 2 2
Reddish 2 2 2 2 2
Ridge Hill 2 2 2 2 2
Rochdale 2 2 2 2 2
Romiley 2 2 2 2 2
Roundthorn 2 2 2 2 2
Royton 2 2 2 2 2
Rusholme 2 2 2 2 2
Sale 2 2 2 2 2
Salford 2 2 2 2 2
Seedley 2 2 2 2 2
Sharston 2 2 2 2 2
Shaw 2 2 2 1 2
Shawclough 2 2 2 2 2
Shore 2 2 2 2 2
Smallbridge 2 2 2 2 2
Smithy Green 2 2 2 2 2
Stalybridge 2 2 2 2 2
Standish 2 2 2 2 2
Stanycliffe 2 2 2 1 2
Starling 2 2 2 1 2
Stockport 2 2 2 2 2
Stoneclough 2 2 2 1 2
Stretford 2 2 2 2 2
Stubshaw Cross 2 2 2 2 2
Sudden 2 2 2 1 2
Swinton (Greater Manchester) 2 2 2 2 2
Syke 2 2 2 2 2
Timperley 2 2 2 2 2
Tonge Fold 2 2 2 2 2
Top of Hebers 2 2 2 1 2
Torkington 2 2 2 2 2
Tyldesley 2 2 2 2 2
Unsworth 2 2 2 1 2
Uppermill 2 2 2 2 2
Urmston 2 2 2 2 2
Walkden 2 2 2 1 2
Walmersley 2 2 2 2 2
Warburton Green 2 2 2 2 2
Wardley 2 2 2 2 2
Watersheddings 2 2 2 2 2
Westhoughton 2 2 2 2 2
West Didsbury 2 2 2 2 2
West Gorton 2 2 2 2 2
Whalley Range 2 2 2 2 2
Whelley 2 2 2 2 2
Whitefield 2 2 2 1 2
Wigan 2 2 2 2 2
Wigan Athletic F.C. 2 2 2 2 2
Withington (Greater Manchester) 2 2 2 2 2
Woodford 2 2 2 2 2
Woodhouses 2 2 2 2 2
Woodley 2 2 2 2 2
Woolfold 2 2 2 2 2
Worsley 2 2 2 2 2
Worsley Mesnes 2 2 2 2 2
Wythenshawe 2 2 2 2 2

Defra Air Quality Monitoring Stations in Greater Manchester

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
Glazebury 2017-10-22 23:00:00 64 2 Low 11 1 Low
Manchester Piccadilly 2017-10-22 23:00:00 38 2 Low 30 1 Low 5 1 Low 3 1 Low
Manchester South 2016-02-03 10:00:00
Salford Eccles 2017-10-22 23:00:00 19 1 Low 6 1 Low 13 1 Low
Wigan Centre 2017-10-22 23:00:00 60 2 Low 24 1 Low 6 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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