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Air Quality Forecast for Kent

Forecast published on Thu, 19 Jul 2018 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 Kent

Location Today Tomorrow Saturday Sunday Monday
Ashford 3 5 4 4 3
Bedgebury 3 5 5 4 3
Bedgebury National Pinetum 3 5 5 4 3
Bethersden 3 5 5 4 3
Birchington 2 2 3 3 4
Botany Bay (Broadstairs) 2 2 3 3 3
Boughton Street 3 4 4 4 3
Brands Hatch 3 4 5 4 3
Broadstairs 2 2 3 3 3
Broadstairs Youth Hostel 2 2 3 3 3
Canterbury 3 3 4 4 3
Canterbury Youth Hostel 3 3 4 4 3
Chartham 3 4 4 4 3
Chartwell 3 4 5 3 3
Chatham 3 3 4 4 3
Chatham Ski Centre 3 4 4 4 3
Chiddingstone Castle 3 4 5 3 3
Chilham Castle 3 4 4 4 3
Cranbrook 3 5 5 4 3
Dartford 3 4 5 4 3
Deal 2 3 3 3 2
Dover 2 2 3 3 3
Dover Harbour (Beach) 2 2 3 3 3
Dover Youth Hostel 2 3 3 3 3
Dungeness B 2 3 4 3 3
Dymchurch (Beach) 3 4 4 4 3
East Malling 3 4 5 4 3
Edenbridge 3 4 5 3 3
Emmetts Garden 3 4 5 3 3
Ewell Minnis 2 3 3 3 3
Faversham 3 4 4 4 3
Folkestone 3 3 3 4 3
Folkestone (Beach) 2 3 3 3 3
Folkestone Racecourse 3 4 4 4 3
Folkestone Ski Centre 3 3 3 4 3
Gillingham F.C. 3 3 4 4 3
Gillingham (Medway) 3 3 4 4 3
Goodnestone Park 3 3 4 4 3
Gravesend 3 4 5 4 3
Gravesend-Broadness 3 4 5 4 3
Great Comp Garden 3 4 5 4 3
Groombridge Place Gardens 3 4 5 3 2
Hall Place Garden (Leigh) 3 5 5 3 3
Hartley 3 4 5 4 3
Hawkhurst 3 5 5 4 3
Herne Bay 2 2 3 4 3
Hever Castle Gardens 3 4 5 3 3
Hythe 3 4 4 4 3
Hythe (Beach) 3 4 4 4 3
Iden Croft Herbs Staplehurst 3 5 5 4 3
Isle of Grain 3 3 4 4 3
Joss Bay (Beach) 2 2 3 3 3
Kemsing Youth Hostel 3 4 5 3 3
Kent International Airport 2 2 3 3 3
Kingsnorth 3 3 4 4 3
Knole 3 4 5 3 3
Langdon Bay 2 2 3 3 2
Leeds Castle Gardens 3 4 5 4 3
Leysdown-On-Sea (Beach) 2 3 3 6 3
London Ashford Airport 3 4 4 4 3
Lydd 3 3 4 3 3
Lydden Motor Racing Circuit 3 3 4 4 3
Maidstone 3 4 5 4 3
Margate 2 2 3 3 4
Margate - Fulsam Rock (Beach) 2 2 3 3 4
Margate Youth Hostel 2 2 3 3 4
Marle Place Brenchley 3 5 5 4 3
Minster 2 2 3 7 3
Minster Leas (Beach) 2 2 3 7 3
Newchurch 3 5 4 4 3
New Romney 3 4 4 4 3
Northfleet 3 4 5 4 3
Paddock Wood 3 5 5 4 3
Penshurst Place 3 4 5 3 3
Port Lympne 3 4 4 5 3
Quex House and Gardens 2 2 3 3 4
Ramsgate 2 2 3 3 3
Ramsgate - Pegwell Bay (Beach) 2 2 3 3 3
Rochester 3 3 5 4 3
Rochester Youth Hostel 3 3 4 4 3
Royal St. Georges Golf Club 3 3 3 3 3
Royal Tunbridge Wells 3 5 5 3 3
Salutation Garden Sandwich 3 3 3 3 3
Sandgate Beach 3 4 4 4 3
Sandwich 3 3 3 3 3
Sandwich Bay (Beach) 2 3 3 3 2
Scotney Castle Garden 3 5 5 3 3
Sevenoaks 3 4 5 3 3
Sheerness 2 2 3 6 3
Sheerness (Beach) 2 2 3 6 3
Sissinghurst Castle Garden 3 5 5 4 3
Sittingbourne 3 3 4 4 3
Southborough 3 5 5 3 3
Squerryes Court 3 4 5 3 3
Strood 3 3 5 4 3
St Margarets Bay (Beach) 2 2 3 3 2
Swanley 3 4 5 4 3
Tenterden 3 5 5 4 3
The London Golf Club 3 4 5 4 3
The Pines St. Margaret's At Cliffe 2 2 3 3 2
The St. Lawrence Ground Kent C.C.C. 3 3 4 4 3
Three Chimneys 3 5 5 4 3
Tonbridge 3 5 5 3 3
Tunbridge Wells 3 5 5 3 3
Walmer Castle Garden 2 3 3 3 2
Warehorne 3 5 5 4 3
Westbrook Bay (Beach) 2 2 3 3 4
Westerham 3 4 5 3 3
Whitstable 2 3 3 4 3
Wye 3 4 4 4 3

Defra Air Quality Monitoring Stations in Kent

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
Rochester Stoke 2018-07-19 19:00:00 78 3 Low 4 1 Low 10 1 Low 7 1 Low 16 1 Low
Canterbury 2018-07-19 19:00:00 92 3 Low 2 1 Low
Chatham Roadside 2018-07-19 19:00:00 17 1 Low 11 1 Low 19 2 Low*1

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.

Data supplied by the Met Office via Defra. © 2018 Crown copyright Defra via uk-air.defra.gov.uk, licenced under the Open Government Licence (OGL).