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Realtime PurpleAir Sensor Air Quality

PurpleAir have created an air quality monitoring network built on a new generation of "Internet of Things" sensors.

A PurpleAir member in Thormanby Lawns, Howth has an air quality monitor and provides the data to PurpleAir. The live measurements from this station are shown below.

Air Quality in Howth

Updated: 27/01/2023 18:18
 
74 Moderate

51-100: Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are unusually sensitive to air pollution.
 
Sensor 1

89
30 μg/m3

76
23.9 μg/m3

63
17.8 μg/m3

55
14.1 μg/m3

40
9.6 μg/m3

38
9.2 μg/m3

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Sensor 2

82
27 μg/m3

73
22.4 μg/m3

61
17 μg/m3

54
13.5 μg/m3

38
9.2 μg/m3

36
8.6 μg/m3

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These figures use the US Air Quality Index (AQI) which run from 0-500. The higher the AQI value, the greater the level of air pollution and the greater the health concern.

Legend

Good
0-50
Moderate
51-100
Unhealthy for
Sensitive Groups
101-150
Unhealthy
151-200
Very Unhealthy
201-300
Hazardous
300-500

Other sensors

The map below from PurpleAir also uses the US Air Quality Index (AQI). It shows the location of the various sensors and their current readings. You can zoom in and out of this map.