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Air Quality Forecast for Highland

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

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Forecast locations in Highland

Location Today Tomorrow Wednesday Thursday Friday
Achininver Youth Hostel 2 3 3 3 3
Achmelvich Bay (Beach) 2 3 3 3 3
Achmelvich Youth Hostel 2 3 3 3 3
Ainshval 3 3 3 3 3
Alness 2 2 3 2 2
Altnaharra Saws 2 3 3 3 2
Am Basteir 3 3 3 3 2
Am Bodach 2 2 2 2 2
Am Faochagach 2 3 3 2 2
An Coileachan 2 3 3 2 2
An Gearanach 2 2 2 2 2
An Riabhachan 2 2 3 2 2
An Socach (Highland) 2 3 3 3 2
An Socach (Loch Mullardoch) 2 2 3 2 2
Aonach Air Chrith 2 3 3 3 2
Aonach Beag (1238m) 2 2 2 2 2
Aonach Beag (Highland) 2 2 2 2 2
Aonach Meadhoin 2 3 3 3 2
Aonach Mor 2 2 2 2 2
Ardtornish 2 3 3 3 2
Arisaig 3 3 3 3 2
Armadale Pier 3 3 3 3 3
Askival 3 3 3 3 3
Aultbea 2 3 3 3 2
Aviemore 2 2 2 2 2
Aviemore Youth Hostel 2 2 2 2 2
A'Chailleach (Fannaich Region) 2 3 3 2 2
A'Chailleach (Monadh Liath Region) 2 2 3 2 2
A'Chralaig 2 3 3 3 2
A'Ghlas-Bheinn 2 3 3 2 2
A'Mhaighdean 2 3 3 2 2
A'Mharconaich 2 2 2 2 2
Balblair Trails 2 3 3 3 2
Balmain Bike Park 2 2 3 2 2
Bealach Na Ba 2 3 3 3 3
Beauly 2 2 3 2 2
Beauly Firth 2 2 3 2 2
Beinn a' Chaorainn (Highland) 2 2 3 2 2
Beinn a' Chlachair 2 2 2 2 2
Beinn a' Chlaidheimh 2 3 3 2 2
Beinn Bheoil 2 2 2 2 2
Beinn Dearg (Highland) 2 2 3 2 2
Beinn Eibhinn 2 2 2 2 2
Beinn Fhada 2 3 3 3 2
Beinn Fhionnlaidh (Highland) 2 3 3 2 2
Beinn Liath Mhor 2 3 3 3 2
Beinn Liath Mhor Fannaich 2 3 3 2 2
Beinn Na Lap 2 2 2 2 2
Beinn Sgritheall 2 3 3 3 2
Beinn Tarsuinn 2 3 3 2 2
Beinn Teallach 2 2 3 2 2
Ben Alder 2 2 2 2 2
Ben Hope 2 3 3 3 2
Ben More Assynt 2 3 3 3 2
Ben Nevis 2 2 3 2 2
Bidean a' Choire Sheasgaich 2 3 3 2 2
Bidean Nam Bian 2 2 3 2 2
Bidein a' Ghlas Thuill 2 2 3 2 2
Binnein Beag 2 2 2 2 2
Binnein Mor 2 2 2 2 2
Bla Bheinn 3 3 3 3 2
Bracadale 3 3 3 3 3
Broadford 2 3 3 3 2
Broadford Airport 2 3 3 3 2
Broadford Youth Hostel 2 3 3 3 2
Brora 2 3 3 2 2
Bruach Na Frithe 3 3 3 3 2
Bynack More 2 2 2 2 2
Cairn Gorm Base Station 2 2 2 2 2
Callakille 2 3 3 3 2
Camusrory 2 3 3 3 2
Cannich Youth Hostel 2 2 3 2 2
Caol Raineach 2 3 3 3 2
Carbisdale Castle Youth Hostel 2 3 3 3 2
Carbisdale Trails 2 3 3 3 2
Carn An Fhidhleir 2 2 2 2 2
Carn Dearg (1034m) 2 2 2 2 2
Carn Dearg (939m) 2 2 3 2 2
Carn Dearg (945m) 2 2 3 2 2
Carn Dearg Youth Hostel 3 3 3 3 3
Carn Eige 2 3 3 3 2
Carn Ghluasaid 2 3 3 3 2
Carn Liath (Highland) 2 2 2 2 2
Carn Mor Dearg 2 2 2 2 2
Carn Nan Gobhar (Glen Strathfarrar) 2 3 3 3 3
Carn Nan Gobhar (Loch Mullardoch) 2 3 3 2 3
Carn Na Caim 2 2 2 2 2
Carn Sgulain 2 2 3 2 2
Cassley 2 3 3 3 2
Cawdor Castle Grounds 2 2 3 2 2
Chno Dearg 2 2 2 2 2
Ciste Dhubh 2 3 3 3 2
Cona Mheall 2 3 3 2 2
Conival 2 3 3 3 2
Corpach 2 2 3 3 2
Craig 2 3 3 3 3
Craigtown 2 3 3 2 2
Craig Youth Hostel 2 3 3 3 3
Creag a' Mhaim 2 3 3 3 2
Creag Meagaidh 2 2 2 2 2
Creag Nan Damh 2 3 3 3 2
Creag Pitridh 2 2 2 2 2
Crofts of Benachielt 2 2 3 2 2
Cromarty 2 2 3 2 2
Cromarty Firth 2 2 3 2 2
Cullicudden 2 2 3 2 2
Cumberland Stone 2 2 3 2 2
Dalganachan 2 2 3 2 2
Dalwhinnie 2 2 2 2 2
Dingwall 2 2 3 2 2
Dornoch 2 2 3 2 2
Dornoch - Burn Mouth (Beach) 2 2 3 2 2
Dornoch (Caravan Park) (Beach) 2 2 3 2 2
Dornoch Firth 2 2 2 2 2
Druim Shionnach 2 3 3 3 2
Drumnadrochit 2 2 3 2 2
Dunbeath 2 2 3 2 2
Dundonnell House 2 2 3 2 2
Dunnet Bay - Murkle Bay/Dunnet (Beach) 2 2 3 2 2
Durness 3 3 3 3 3
Durness Youth Hostel 3 3 3 3 3
Eddrachillis Bay 2 3 3 3 2
Eididh Nan Clach Geala 2 2 3 2 2
Embo Beach 2 2 3 2 2
Enard Bay 2 3 3 3 3
Fionn Bheinn 2 3 3 3 2
Fortrose 2 2 3 2 2
Fort Augustus 2 2 3 2 2
Fort William 2 2 3 3 2
Foyers 2 2 3 2 2
Gairich 2 2 3 2 2
Gair Loch 3 3 3 3 3
Garbh Chioch Mhor 2 3 3 3 2
Geal Charn (1049m) 2 2 2 2 2
Geal Charn (1132m) 2 2 2 2 2
Geal Charn (917m) 2 2 2 2 2
Geal Charn (926m) 2 2 3 2 2
Glas Leathad Mor 2 3 3 3 3
Glenbrittle Youth Hostel 3 3 3 3 3
Glencoe 2 2 3 3 2
Glencoe Mountain Resort 2 2 2 2 2
Glencoe Youth Hostel 2 2 3 3 2
Glenmore Lodge 2 2 2 2 2
Glen Affric Youth Hostel 2 3 3 3 2
Glen Nevis Youth Hostel 2 2 3 3 2
Gleouraich 2 3 3 3 2
Golspie 2 2 3 2 2
Golspie - North (Beach) 2 2 3 2 2
Grantown-On-Spey 2 2 2 2 2
Gruinard Bay 2 3 3 3 2
Gulvain 2 2 3 3 2
Halkirk 2 2 3 2 2
Helmsdale Youth Hostel 2 2 3 2 2
Inverailort 2 3 3 3 2
Inverewe Gardens 2 3 3 2 2
Invergordon 2 2 3 2 2
Inverguseran 2 3 3 3 2
Inverness 2 2 3 2 2
Inverness Airport 2 2 3 2 2
Inverness Caledonian Thistle Fc 2 2 3 2 2
Inverness Millburn Youth Hostel 2 2 3 2 2
John O' Groats Youth Hostel 3 2 3 2 2
Kinbrace 2 3 3 2 2
Kincraig 2 2 2 2 2
Kingussie 2 2 2 2 2
Kinlochbervie 2 3 3 3 3
Kinlochewe 2 3 3 3 2
Kinlochleven 2 2 2 2 2
Kinloch Hourn 2 3 3 3 2
Kyleakin Youth Hostel 2 3 3 3 2
Kyle of Lochalsh 2 3 3 3 2
Kyle of Tongue 2 3 3 3 2
Ladhar Bheinn 2 3 3 3 2
Laggan Wolftrax Mountain Bike Trail Centre 2 2 2 2 2
Lairg 2 3 3 3 2
Laxford Bridge 2 3 3 3 2
Learnie Red Rock Mountain Bike Trail Centre 2 2 3 2 2
Letterewe 2 3 3 2 2
Lochaline 2 2 3 3 2
Lochinver 2 3 3 3 3
Loch Alsh 2 3 3 3 2
Loch Broom 2 3 3 3 3
Loch Carron 2 3 3 3 2
Loch Duich 2 3 3 3 2
Loch Dunvegan 3 3 3 3 3
Loch Eil 2 2 3 3 2
Loch Eishort 3 3 3 3 3
Loch Eriboll 2 3 3 3 2
Loch Ewe 2 3 3 3 2
Loch Glascarnoch Saws 2 3 3 2 2
Loch Hourn 2 3 3 3 2
Loch Lochy Youth Hostel 2 2 3 2 2
Loch Morlich Youth Hostel 2 2 2 2 2
Loch Mullardoch 2 3 3 2 2
Loch Nevis 2 3 3 3 2
Loch Ossian Youth Hostel 2 2 2 2 2
Loch Scavaig 3 3 3 3 3
Loch Sunart 2 3 3 3 2
Loch Torridon 2 3 3 3 3
Luinne Bheinn 2 3 3 3 2
Lurg Mhor 2 2 3 2 2
Mallaig 3 3 3 3 3
Mam Sodhail 2 3 3 3 2
Maoile Lunndaidh 2 3 3 3 3
Maol Chean-Dearg 2 3 3 3 3
Maol Chinn-Dearg 2 3 3 3 2
Meall a' Bhuiridh 2 2 2 2 2
Meall a' Chrasgaidh 2 3 3 2 2
Meall Buidhe (Highland) 2 3 3 3 2
Meall Chuaich 2 2 2 2 2
Meall Dearg 2 2 2 2 2
Meall Gorm 2 3 3 2 2
Meall Nan Ceapraichean 2 2 3 2 2
Meall Nan Con 2 3 3 3 2
Meall Na Teanga 2 2 2 2 2
Monadh Mor 2 2 2 2 2
Moruisg 2 3 3 3 3
Muir of Ord 2 2 3 2 2
Mullach An Rathain 2 3 3 3 2
Mullach Clach a' Bhlair 2 2 2 2 2
Mullach Coire Mhic Fhearchair 2 3 3 2 2
Mullach Fraoch-Choire 2 3 3 3 2
Mullach Nan Coirean 2 2 3 3 2
Mullach Na Dheiragain 2 3 3 3 2
Nairn 2 2 3 2 2
Na Gruagaichean 2 2 2 2 2
Nethy Bridge 2 2 2 2 2
Nevis Range Ski Centre 2 2 3 2 2
Newtonmore 2 2 3 2 2
Nigg 2 2 3 2 2
Polla 2 3 3 3 2
Portnalong 3 3 3 3 3
Portree 2 3 3 3 2
Raasay Youth Hostel 2 3 3 3 2
Ratagan Youth Hostel 2 3 3 3 2
Redburn 2 3 3 2 2
Rosemarkie North (Beach) 2 2 3 2 2
Ross County F.C. 2 2 3 2 2
Ruadh-Stac Mor 2 3 3 3 2
Ruadh Stac Mor 2 3 3 2 2
Saileag 2 3 3 3 2
Scardroy 2 3 3 3 2
Scrabster 2 2 3 2 2
Seana Bhraigh 2 3 3 2 2
Sgorr Dhearg 2 2 3 3 2
Sgorr Dhonuil 2 2 3 3 2
Sgorr Nam Fiannaidh 2 2 3 2 2
Sgorr Ruadh 2 3 3 3 3
Sgor Gaoith 2 2 2 2 2
Sgor Na H-Ulaidh 2 2 3 3 2
Sgurr Alasdair 3 3 3 3 3
Sgurr An Doire Leathain 2 3 3 3 2
Sgurr An Lochain 2 3 3 3 2
Sgurr a' Bhealaich Dheirg 2 3 3 3 2
Sgurr a' Chaorachain 2 3 3 2 3
Sgurr a' Choire Ghlais 2 3 3 3 3
Sgurr a' Ghreadaidh 3 3 3 3 2
Sgurr a' Mhadaidh 3 3 3 3 2
Sgurr a' Mhaim 2 2 3 2 2
Sgurr a' Mhaoraich 2 3 3 2 2
Sgurr Ban 2 3 3 2 2
Sgurr Breac 2 3 3 2 2
Sgurr Choinnich 2 3 3 2 3
Sgurr Choinnich Mor 2 2 2 2 2
Sgurr Dearg 3 3 3 3 3
Sgurr Dubh Mor 3 3 3 3 3
Sgurr Eilde Mor 2 2 2 2 2
Sgurr Fhuar-Thuill 2 3 3 3 3
Sgurr Fhuaran 2 3 3 3 2
Sgurr Fiona 2 2 3 2 2
Sgurr Mhic Choinnich 3 3 3 3 3
Sgurr Mhor 2 3 3 3 3
Sgurr Mor (1003m) 2 2 3 2 2
Sgurr Mor (1110m) 2 3 3 2 2
Sgurr Nan Ceannaichean 2 3 3 3 3
Sgurr Nan Ceathreamhnan 2 3 3 3 2
Sgurr Nan Clach Geala 2 3 3 2 2
Sgurr Nan Coireachan (Glen Dessary) 2 2 3 2 2
Sgurr Nan Coireachan (Glen Finnan) 2 3 3 3 2
Sgurr Nan Conbhairean 2 3 3 3 2
Sgurr Nan Each 2 3 3 2 2
Sgurr Nan Eag 3 3 3 3 3
Sgurr Nan Gillean 3 3 3 3 3
Sgurr Na Banachdich 3 3 3 3 3
Sgurr Na Carnach 2 3 3 3 2
Sgurr Na Ciche 2 3 3 3 2
Sgurr Na Ciste Duibhe 2 3 3 3 2
Sgurr Na Lapaich 2 2 3 2 2
Sgurr Na Ruaidhe 2 3 3 3 3
Sgurr Na Sgine 2 3 3 3 2
Sgurr Thuilm 2 3 3 3 2
Sinclair's Bay 3 2 3 2 2
Skye/Lusa (Samos) 2 3 3 3 2
Skye: Prabost 2 3 3 3 2
Slioch 2 3 3 2 2
Soil Chaorainn 2 3 3 3 2
Sound of Arisaig 2 3 3 3 2
Sound of Canna 3 3 3 3 3
Sound of Eigg 3 3 3 3 3
Sound of Rum 3 3 3 3 3
Sound of Sleat 2 3 3 3 2
Spean Bridge 2 2 2 2 2
Spidean a' Choire Leith 2 3 3 3 2
Spidean Coire Nan Clach 2 3 3 3 2
Spidean Mialach 2 3 3 3 2
Sron a' Choire Ghairbh 2 2 2 2 2
Sron Na Creise 2 2 2 2 2
Stac Pollaidh 2 3 3 3 3
Stob a' Choire Mheadhoin 2 2 2 2 2
Stob Ban (Grey Corries) 2 2 2 2 2
Stob Ban (Mamores) 2 2 3 3 2
Stob Choire Claurigh 2 2 2 2 2
Stob Choire Raineach 2 2 2 2 2
Stob Coire An Laoigh 2 2 2 2 2
Stob Coire a' Chairn 2 2 2 2 2
Stob Coire Easain 2 2 2 2 2
Stob Coire Sgreamhach 2 2 2 2 2
Stob Coire Sgriodain 2 2 2 2 2
Stob Dearg 2 2 2 2 2
Stob Dubh 2 2 2 2 2
Stob Na Broige 2 2 2 2 2
Stob Poite Coire Ardair 2 2 2 2 2
Strathan 2 2 3 2 2
Strathpeffer 2 3 3 2 2
Strathy Bay (Beach) 3 3 3 3 2
Strathy East 3 3 3 3 2
Swordland 2 3 3 3 2
Syre 2 3 3 3 2
Tain 2 2 3 2 2
Tain Range 2 2 2 2 2
The Hydroponicum Achiltibuie 2 3 3 3 3
The Saddle 2 3 3 3 2
The Witch's Trails 2 2 3 2 2
Thurso 2 2 3 2 2
Thurso (Beach) 2 2 3 2 2
Toll Creagach 2 3 3 3 2
Tomatin Distillery 2 2 3 2 2
Tom a' Choinich 2 3 3 3 2
Tom Na Gruagaich 2 3 3 3 3
Tongue Youth Hostel 2 3 3 3 2
Torridon Youth Hostel 2 3 3 3 2
Tulloch Bridge 2 2 2 2 2
Uig Youth Hostel 3 3 3 3 3
Ullapool 2 3 3 2 2
Ullapool Youth Hostel 2 3 3 2 2
Upper Loch Torridon 2 3 3 3 3
West Langwell 2 3 3 3 2
Wick Airport 2 2 3 2 2
Wick (Highland) 2 2 3 2 2

Defra Air Quality Monitoring Stations in Highland

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
Strathvaich 2017-10-22 23:00:00 70 3 Low
Inverness 2017-10-22 23:00:00 12 1 Low
Fort William 2017-10-22 23:00:00 67 3 Low 9 1 Low

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