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

Pollen forecast for trees with a low green pollen count.

Tree pollen currently at a very low risk.

Fungal Spore Levels - High

Pollen forecast for spores with a high orange pollen count.

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.

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.