We supply and produce the pollen forecast for the UK in conjunction with the Met Office.
Weekly pollen forecast and summary
Forecast for 23rd to 30th October 2021: Pollen: very low; Spores: high
Grass Pollen Count - Low
Grass pollen currently at a very low risk. New regional pollen calendars are now available
Tree Pollen Count - Low
Tree pollen currently at a very low risk.
Fungal Spore Levels - High
Penicillium, Aspergillus and Basidiospores (from mushrooms/toadstools) will continue at a high risk during dry weather but more moderate in Scotland and the far North of England. Visit our fungal spore webpage for more info.
Weed Pollen Count - Low
Weed pollen currently at a very low risk.
For more information about this service please contact Dr Beverley Adams-Groom on 01905 855411 or via email.
Pollen forecasts are available on a regional basis to cover the whole of the UK including Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. They can also be provided in detail for individual regions.
Daily pollen and spore forecasts are issued from mid-March to early October
Daily pollen forecasts are featured in newspapers, on radio, on television and various web pages.
All the forecasts are based on information from the quality controlled data produced by the National Pollen Monitoring Network, combined with the information from weather forecasts, local vegetation and typography types and information about biological factors and the weather in the preseason period that influences the pollen count.
Science at Worcester
If you are interested in the science behind the pollen forecast, you may be interested in our science degrees. We also offer tours of our Pollen Labs as part of our Open Days.