Pollution kills the air

Air Quality Monitoring Station: Belfast Centre

Location ID: UKA00212 / GB0567A

Environment Type: Urban Background

Defra Region: Northern Ireland

Location: Belfast

Notes: The monitoring station is within a self-contained, air-conditioned housing located at the junction between Lombard Street and High Street in a pedestrian precinct. The site is approximately 15 metres from the road junction. The surrounding area is built-up and comprises urban retail and business premises typically five-storeys high which create street canyons.

Measurements taken at this site:
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)

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Most recent measurements

Latest data at the top. "n/a" means no measurement was taken in that time period.

DateTime 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
2017-12-1507:00:00632 Low191 Low81 Low61 Low81 Low
2017-12-1506:00:00652 Low91 Low91 Low61 Low81 Low
2017-12-1505:00:00652 Low101 Low101 Low61 Low81 Low
2017-12-1504:00:00652 Low111 Low101 Low61 Low81 Low
2017-12-1503:00:00642 Low191 Low111 Low61 Low81 Low
2017-12-1502:00:00632 Low131 Low111 Low61 Low81 Low
2017-12-1501:00:00612 Low61 Low131 Low51 Low71 Low

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