This page contains real-time data from the BLANKET air station at Queenstown (west coast of Tasmania) for today and yesterday. The Queenstown station is located in a residential area approximately 500 metres south-west of the town centre.
Today's data from Queenstown air station
The plots below show PM10 and PM2.5 indicative data (top panel) and meteorological data (lower panel) measured today at Queenstown.
The most recent measurements are shown in the boxes to the right of the plots below.
Key:T - air temperatureRH - relative humidityWS - wind speedWD - wind directionRF - 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).
Use this link
to access annual plots, 'most recent 30 day' plots of day-averaged BLANkET data, plots of the most-recent 3-days of 10-minute-resolution data, and tables of current data.
Yesterday's data from Queenstown air station
The plots below show PM10 and PM2.5 indicative data (top) and meteorological data (bottom) measured yesterday at Queenstown.
The day-average measurements are shown in the boxes to the right of the plots below.
We thank the Department of Health and Human Services for use of the site for this station.
Please Note: if network connectivity has prevented remote access to the station the plot will show the most recently available complete day of data.