Centre for Environmental Health and Sustainability

Pollen and Spore Counts

This page is dedicated to reporting the pollen and fungal spore levels in the East Midlands, paying particular mention to those known to be allergenic.

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This page will be updated regularly in the peak season (June/August) and as and when necessary outside these months. 

The information provided is for the interest of, and use by, the general public only. Last updated 21 June 2024.



Grass pollen levels were very high on Thursday (20 June). Grass pollen levels are likely to remain very high over the next week due to the good weather.

Weed pollen levels are High currently. Nettle was the most prevalent pollen in the air yesterday (20 June).

Total fungal spore levels are moderate currently. Cladosporium and Alternaria were below the allergenic threshold (18 June).

All tree pollen levels are low currently. Low levels of lime and yew were present in the air yesterday (20 June).


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