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Real-time Air Quality Data - New Norfolk

​​​​​This page contains real-time data from the BLANkET air station at New Norfolk (Derwent Valley, Tasmania) for today and yesterday. The New Norfolk station is located in the Inland Fisheries compound on Back River Road.

Current air quality aty New Norfolk

Date: 26 September 2020 Time: 04:30 AEST (add one hour for summer time)

Current PM10 = 7 micrograms per cubic metre

Current PM2.5 = 7 micrograms per cubic metre

Hour-average PM2.5 = 8 micrograms per cubic metre

Air quality health category (from the hour-average PM2.5) is Good

​​The plots below show PM10 and PM2.5 indicative data (top) and meteorological data (bottom) measured today at New Norfolk. The most recent measurements are shown in the boxes to the right of the plots below.

New Norfolk real-time air data, image plot 


T - air​ temperature
RH - relative humidity
WS - wind speed
WD - wind direction
RF - daily rain fall 
P - mean sea-level pressure (MSLP)​

The meteorological data are provided as a guide to interpreting the air quality data. They should not be used in place of Bureau of Meteorology data for determining weather conditions in a given region.

​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: up to 10 micrograms per cubic metre
Fair: 10 to 25 micrograms per cubic metre;
Poor: 25 to 100 micrograms per cubic metre
​Very poor: over 100 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 New Norfolk BLANkET station

The plots below show PM10 and PM2.5 indicative data (top) and meteorological data (bottom) measured yesterday at New Norfolk (Derwent Valley, Tasmania). The day-average measurements are shown in the boxes to the right of the plots below.​​​

New Norfolk air data from yesterday, image plotWe would like to acknowledge the support of Inland Fisheries for assisting in the installation and operation of the station.

​​​​Historical data

Data for this station for other time intervals (including previous years) can be accessed from the Access historical BLANkET data​ page.

​Please Note: if network connectivity has prevented remote access to the station the plot will show the most recently available complete day of data.

Air Specialist
134 Macquarie Street
Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: 03 6165 4599
Email: Enquiries@epa.tas.gov.au

The Environment Protection Authority acknowledges the Tasmanian Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of lutruwita (Tasmania) and pays respect to their Elders, past and present.