Bellingham Pollen Counts Bellingham / Whatcom County

Pollen and Mold Counts

 Bellingham and Whatcom County Pollen and Mold Counts Provided for our Residents with
Allergy & Asthma 

For more information about allergies, visit the Asthma & Allergy Center's web
site  Click on About, left for information about pollen counting.

The grass pollen allergy season has started. Expect low to moderate grass pollen counts over the next fiew weeks before high counts during the peak of the season in June.

Pollen and Mold Counts for May 3, 2016: Grass
19, moderate. Tree, walnut 7, low. Cedar 7, low. Pine 69, moderate. Hemlock 22, moderate. Mold 836, including Cladosporium, low.

April 29, 2016: Tree pollen; oak
58, moderate. Pine (large, non allergenic pollen 63, moderate. Grass pollen not detected. Mold 404, low.

April 15, 2016. Four day count, reported as counts per day: Birch
22, low-moderate. Alder 4, low. The large pollens causing dusts on outdoor surfaces: Douglas Fir 44, moderate. Pine 11, low. Hemlock 33, moderate. Mold 562, low.

April 11, 2016.
Three day count reported as counts per day: Birch 97, high. Cedar 34, moderate. Larch 19, moderate. Hemlock 10, low. Maple 9, low. Few pine pollens.

April 8, 2016. Four day count reported as counts per day. Birch 113, high. Cedar 11, low. The following pollens are very large and form dust on outdoor surfaces but don't typically trigger the formation of allergic antibody and allergy symptoms as smaller pollens such as birch, alder, maple and others. They can irritate the airway however if one is exposed to high amounts: Hemlock 24, moderate. Larch 25, moderate. Fir 4, low. Mold spores 704, low.

April 4, 2016. Five day count reported as
counts per day: Birch 102, high. Alder 20, moderate. Cedar 3, low. Hemlock 29, moderate. Larch 12, low. Mold 336, low. (Hemlock and Larch are heavy pollens that form dust on outdoor surfaces but don't typically trigger allergy symptoms like alder and birch and other tree pollens)

March 28; Three day count reported as counts per day: Birch 66, moderate. Alder 19, moderate. Cottonwood/Poplar 10, low. Cedar 2, low. Hemlock 17, low. Mold 815, low.

March 23, 2016. Two day count, reported as count per day: Alder 114, high. Birch 88, moderate - high. Cottonwood/Poplar 58, moderate. Cedar 53, moderate. Mold 599, low.

March 17, 2016: Three day count reported as county per day: Cedar, 32, moderate. Poplar/Cottonwood 6, low. Birch 8, low. Alder 54, moderate. Mold 358, low.

March 14, 2016; Four day count reported as counts per day: Alder 84, moderate - high. Cedar 55, moderate. Birch 9, low. Cottonwood 51, moderate. Mold 263, low.

March 7, 2016: Two day collection reported as counts per day. Alder 1037 high. Cedar 606 high. Cottonwood/Poplar 37 moderate. Mold 92, low.

March 2, 2016; Two day collection, reported as counts per day: Cedar/Juniper 1037, high. Elm(?) 445, high. Alder 15, moderate. Mold 496, low.

February 29, 2016: Cedar/Juniper 845, high; Elm (?) 139, high; Alder 175, high; Mold 234, low.

February 28, 2016: Cedar/Juniper 3854, very high; Alder 44, moderate; Elm (?) 555, high. Mold 584, low.

February 26, 2016: Cedar/Juniper 3008, very high; Alder 219, high; Elm 15, moderate; Willow 29, low; Mold 876, low. Few maple pollens.

Mold count designations are different from pollen count levels. See NAB below.

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For information about how pollen counts are obtained and reported click on the About link on the left. Pollen and Mold counts from previous years are also available by clicking on the Previous Count link.

View Pollen Allergy to learn more about hayfever and treatment options.

Click on seasons for  an overview of allergy seasons in Bellingham and Whatcom County.

These National Allergy Bureau Counting stations may indicate future pollen and mold counts in our area.  Seattle   Eugene

For pollen and mold counts throughout the U.S., visit the National Allergy Bureau's web sit at  NAB


Past Counts

2013 Counts

2014 Counts 

2015 Counts