We supply and produce the pollen forecast for the UK in conjunction with the Met Office.

Weekly pollen forecast and summary

Forecast for 26 November to 22 December 2022: Pollen: low. Spores: low to moderate.

Grass Pollen Count - Low

 Pollen forecast for grass with a low green pollen count.

Grass pollen is currently absent.

Tree Pollen Count - Low

 Pollen forecast for trees with a low green pollen count.

Cedar of Lebanon trees will flower over the next few weeks, which may trigger sneezes in a small minority of hay fever sufferers and put a yellow dust on nearby surfaces.

Fungal Spore Levels - Moderate

Most spore types are low now but those people sensitive to spores released during/after rainfall, may still get some symptoms in association with rain, mist or high humidity.

Weed Pollen Count - Low

Weed pollen is currently absent.

Further Information      

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.