This page contains real-time data from the BLANkET station at George Town for today and yesterday. The station is located about 1 km south-east of the town centre.
Current air quality at George Town
Date: 30 November 2023 Time: 02:02 AEST (add one hour for summer time)
Current PM10 = 7 micrograms per cubic metre
Current PM2.5 = 4 micrograms per cubic metre
Hour-average PM2.5 = 2 micrograms per cubic metre
Air quality health category (from the hour-average PM2.5) is good
The plot below shows PM10 and PM2.5 indicative data measured today at George Town. The most recent measurements are shown in the boxes to the right of the plot below.
Please Note: subject to network connectivity, this plot will be updated approximately every 10 minutes during the day. Use the 'Refresh' or 'Reload' button on your browser (or press F5) to refresh the plot. If networking issues do not allow real-time access on a given day the plot will show the most recently available data.
More information about interpreting the plots
Air quality health categories
The Tasmanian Department of Health provides the following air quality health categories based on the hour-averaged PM2.5 value:
Good: 0 to 9 micrograms per cubic metre
Fairly Good: 10 to 24 micrograms per cubic metre
Fairly Poor: 25 to 49 micrograms per cubic metre
Poor: 50 to 99 micrograms per cubic metre
Very Poor: 100 to 299 micrograms per cubic metre
Extremely Poor: Over 300 micrograms per cubic metre
See the Department of Health Track Air Quality page for more information (scroll to the bottom of the page for category information ).
Yesterday's data from George Town BLANkET station
The plot below shows PM10 and PM2.5 indicative data measured yesterday at George Town. The day-average measurements are shown in the boxes to the right of the plot below.
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