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Chart air quality data

    Air quality data is available from 1 January 2016. Individual stations have been monitoring for different time periods so data may not be available for all possible times.
    Rocklea station began monitoring air quality on 1 January 2000.

Particle PM10 at Rocklea, Tuesday 19 November 2019 about Particle PM10

Rocklea station overview

The guideline for Particle PM10 is 50µg/m³ (24hr avg).

None of the data is validated (0% validated, 0/24 records)

Legend to air quality index colours about index values

  • Very good 0–33
  • Good 34–66
  • Fair 67–99
  • Poor 100–149
  • Very poor >150

None of the data is validated (0% validated, 0/48 records)

About air quality index values

Our scientists create an air quality index by converting measured pollutant concentrations into index values which make it easier to interpret air quality data by reducing the complexity associated with pollutant concentrations.

The index value is the pollutant concentration expressed as a proportion of the National Environment Protection Measure for Ambient Air Quality (Air NEPM) standard or the Environmental Protection (Air) Policy 2008 (Air EPP) objective.

More information about air quality index.

About Particle PM10

Airborne particles less than 10 micrometres in diameter, referred to as PM10, can be hazardous to human health or cause a nuisance when present in the air at elevated levels. They are capable of penetrating the lower airways of humans and can cause possible negative health effects.

The standard/guideline for Particle PM10 is 50µg/m³ (24hr avg).

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Last updated
3 December 2019
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