Current Bellingham and Whatcom
County Pollen and Mold Counts Provided for our Residents with
Allergy & Asthma
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Tree Pollen and mold counts:
Updated: April 2, 2014:
Cottonwood 204, high. Cedar 175, high. Alder 117, high. Birch 44, moderate. Mold 234, low.
March 26: Alder 336, high; Poplar/cottonwood 190, high; Cedar/juniper 117 high; Mold 642, low.
March 12, 2014; Tree pollen; Alder 1153, high. Cedar 394, high. Mold low.
March 10, 2014: Tree pollens high; Alder, birch, cedar. Mold low.
February 21, 2014. Four day collection, counts per day:
Tree pollen: Cedar, 12, low. Birch < 1. Mold low.
February 14, 2014; Three day collection. Counts per day;
Birch 2, low. Cedar 1, low. Mold low.
February 10, 2014; 4 day collection, reported as count per day; Birch pollen, 2, low. Mold low.
February 5, 2014; The first pollens detected for 2014!
Birch pollen, 4, low. Mold low.
January 30, 2014; 4 day collection. No pollens. Mold low.
Mold count designations are different from pollen count levels. See NAB below.
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Previous 2013 Counts
August 2, 2013: Grass 1, low. Weed 1, low. Tree, mostly cedar, 5, low. Mold 905, low.
July 31, 2013: Grass 2, low. Weed 1, low. Tree, Cedar/Juniper, few pine, 8, low. Mold 891, low.
July 29, 2013: Grass 3, low. Weed 4, low. Tree 20, cedar/juniper, moderate. Mold 905, low.
July 25, 2013: Grass not detected. Weed 1, low. Tree 8, cedar/juniper, low. Mold 628, low.
July 24, 2013: Grass 1, low. Weed absent. Tree 9, cedar, low. Mold 730, low.
July 23, 2013: Grass, Weed and Tree pollen less than 1. Mold 321, low.
July 21, 2013: Grass 1, low. Tree 15, moderate, cedar/juniper. Weed not detected Mold 248, low.
Updated: September 6, 2013: (3 day collection)
The count is the number of pollen grains or mold spores per cubic meter, per day, counted over the 72 hour time period ending at 8 am of the day reported.
All Pollens are low. Mold moderate.
August 26, 2013: All pollens are low. There may be some isolated areas in the county with higher concentrations of weed pollen that allergic patients may notice. Mold 1416, low.
August 21, 2013: Grass < 1. Weed, 1 low. Tree 1, low. Mold 1460, low.
August 19, 2013: Grass 1, low. Weed, not detected. Tree 3, cedar, low. Mold 1071, low.
August 13, 2013: Weed 7, low. Grass 0. Tree 1. Mold 1299, low.
August 8, 2013: Grass 1, low. Weed < 1. Tree, cedar 12, low. Mold 1153, low. (A significant percent cladosporium.)
August 6, 2013: Weed 2, low. Grass <1. Tree 3, cedar, low. Mold 1430, low. (A significant percent of mold spores are cladosporium, an important allergen for mold allergic individuals.)