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Key to Pollution Levels

lowLow (Index 1-3)
moderateModerate (Index 4-6)
highHigh (Index 7-10)
Very HighVery High (Index 10)
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Air Quality in Northern Ireland

This site helps you find information and data on air pollution in Northern Ireland and related air quality issues.

Click on a monitoring site on the left for latest data, graphs, photographs and site information or view the full site list.

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Number of monitoring sites in each pollution band:

Very High (10)
0 Sites (0%)
High (7-9)
0 Sites (0%)
Moderate (4-6)
1 Sites (4.8%)
Low (1-3)
20 Sites (95.2%)

Values are based on pollution level measured for the latest hour and are provisional

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