UK pollution forecast map for

Forecast provided by the Met Office

  • Today : Areas of Moderate air pollution are expected today, mainly in Southwest England, West Midlands, Wales, northern England. This is considered to be a response to settled weather with periods of strong sunshine and light winds. Many parts of eastern England, Scotland and Northern Ireland will remain mainly Low.
  • Tomorrow : Similar expectations are forecast for Monday with Southwest England, Wales, West Midlands, Wales, and northern England experiencing Moderate levels of air pollution with largely settled, sunny weather, but also extending to southern and some eastern areas of Scotland. Elsewhere, mainly Low levels of air pollution are forecast.
  • Outlook : Through Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday areas of Moderate air pollution may persist in Southwest England, and Wales, due to settled and often sunny weather, with smaller pockets of Moderate air pollution possible elsewhere. Parts of eastern England are more likely to see some areas of Moderate air pollution on Thursday. Otherwise, air pollution levels will be Low in many eastern and northern areas.
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Summary from 164 monitoring sites

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Number of monitoring sites in each pollution band. Values are based on pollution level measured for the latest hour and are provisional.