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Station overview—North Ward

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Location of North Ward

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The North Ward site was established in December 2017 as an Air NEPM reporting station for the Townsville region in place of the former Pimlico reporting station that closed in 2016. The site is located approximately two kilometres from the Port of Townsville.

Monitoring period
4 January 2018–
Parameters monitored
  • Nitrogen dioxide
  • Particle PM10
  • Particle PM2.5
  • Sulfur dioxide
  • Visibility
  • Humidity
  • Rainfall
  • Temperature
  • Wind direction
  • Wind speed

Current measurements at 3pm 19 July 2019

Air quality
ParameterAir quality indexMeasurementRunning average
Particle PM1029very good69.6µg/m³14.4µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Particle PM2.515very good7µg/m³3.7µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Visibility15very good36Mm⁻¹36Mm⁻¹ (1hr avg)
Nitrogen dioxide8very good0.009ppm0.009ppm (1hr avg)
Sulfur dioxide0very good0ppm0ppm (1hr avg)
Wind direction62deg
Wind speed2.3m/s

Legend to air quality index colours

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

None of the data is validated (0% validated, 0/10 records)

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Last updated
19 February 2019
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