Site Information for Cardiff Centre(UKA00217)

Site Observations

Nearby building work may occasionally have caused unrepresentative high levels at Cardiff Centre since 1 July 2019. The situation will continue until further notice. Please note the data are provisional and subject to a ratification process which ensures the data quality meets statutory reporting requirements.

Cardiff Centre Information

The monitoring station is located within a self-contained, air-conditioned housing located within a pedestrianised area. The nearest road, the A4161 North Road is approximately 200 metres to the west of the station and is subject to periodic congestion during peak periods. The surrounding area comprises retail and business premises.

UK-AIR ID: UKA00217

EU Site ID: GB0580A

Altitude (metres): 12

Environment Type: Urban Background

Site Location

Environment Type: Urban Background

Site Address: Cardiff

Government Region: South Wales

Easting/Northing: 318416, 176526

Latitude/Longitude: 51.481780, -3.176250


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Partners

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Operator Networks
Bureau Veritas Automatic Urban and Rural Network (AURN)
National Physical Laboratory UK Black Carbon Network

Pollutants measured at this monitoring site

The pollutants measured at this monitoring site, grouped by network, are shown below. Use the links below to quickly jump to a specific network.

Automatic Hydrocarbon Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
1,3-butadiene 05/09/2002 10/09/2007 Not available
benzene 05/09/2002 10/09/2007 Not available
toluene 05/09/2002 10/09/2007 Not available
ethylbenzene 05/09/2002 10/09/2007 Not available
m+p-xylene 05/09/2002 10/09/2007 Not available
o-xylene 05/09/2002 10/09/2007 Not available

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Automatic Urban Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Ozone 12/05/1992 - 4.0
Nitric oxide 12/05/1992 - 4.0
Nitrogen dioxide 12/05/1992 - 4.0
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 12/05/1992 - 4.0
Sulphur dioxide 12/05/1992 - 4.0
Carbon monoxide 12/05/1992 - 4.0
PM10 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 12/05/1992 - 4.0
Non-volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 19/02/2007 10/09/2020 Not available
Volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 19/02/2007 10/09/2020 Not available
PM2.5 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 12/08/2008 - 4.0
Non-volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 12/08/2008 10/09/2020 Not available
Volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 12/08/2008 10/09/2020 Not available
Modelled Wind Direction 01/08/2010 - Not available
Modelled Wind Speed 01/08/2010 - Not available
Modelled Temperature 01/08/2010 - Not available
PM10 Ambient Temperature 19/02/2007 10/09/2020 Not available
PM10 Ambient pressure measured 19/02/2007 10/09/2020 Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Temperature 12/08/2008 10/09/2020 Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Preasure 12/08/2008 10/09/2020 Not available

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UK Black Carbon Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Black Carbon (880nm) 13/03/2015 - Not available
UV Particulate Matter (UV-BC) 13/03/2015 - Not available
Infra Red Particulate matter (950nm) 08/11/2019 - Not available
Red Particulate matter (660nm) 08/11/2019 - Not available
Yellow Particulate matter (590nm) 08/11/2019 - Not available
Green Particulate matter (520nm) 08/11/2019 - Not available
Blue Particulate matter (470nm) 08/11/2019 - Not available
UV Particulate Matter (370nm) 08/11/2019 - Not available

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Networks measured at this monitoring site

The listing below shows the networks that this monitoring site belongs to. You can search for sites within these networks by clicking on their name, or use the network information links to find out more about them.

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Automatic Hydrocarbon Monitoring Network Automatic Hydrocarbon Network About network Data Selector
Automatic Urban and Rural Network (AURN) Automatic Urban and Rural Monitoring Network (AURN) About network Latest pollution summary
Current Levels
Data Selector
Pre-Formatted Data Files
UK Black Carbon Network Black Carbon About network Data Selector
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