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Air Quality Monitoring Station: Sunderland Silksworth

Location ID: UKA00484 / GB0863A

Environment Type: Urban Background

Defra Region: North East

Location: Sunderland

Notes: The monitoring station is within a self-contained, air conditioned housing located next to an access road that leads to a sports centre and superstore delivery entrance. The inlet manifold is 50 metres from the nearest minor road, Silksworth Rd. The immediate surrounding area is open with residential areas occurring beyond 200 metres.

Measurements taken at this site:
Running 8 Hour mean Ozone (µgm-3)
Hourly mean Nitrogen dioxide (µgm-3)
Running 24 Hour mean PM2.5 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)
Running 24 Hour mean PM2.5 Particles
(µgm-3)
ValueLevelValueLevelValueLevel
2018-11-2109:00:00482 Low91 Low61 Low
2018-11-2108:00:00492 Low71 Low61 Low
2018-11-2107:00:00512 Low51 Low61 Low
2018-11-2106:00:00532 Low31 Low61 Low
2018-11-2105:00:00562 Low21 Low61 Low
2018-11-2104:00:00572 Low21 Low61 Low
2018-11-2103:00:00592 Low31 Low61 Low
2018-11-2102:00:00582 Low31 Low61 Low

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