Air Quality Monitoring at Valentia, Co. Kerry

The Environmental Protection Agency manages the National Ambient Air Quality Network.

The air quality index for Valentia is calculated on an hourly basis under the Rural West AQIH Region. The Air Quality Map  shows you if air quality is good, fair, poor or very poor in your region.

You can find out if air quality is likely to affect your health and what you can do to protect your health on the Air Quality Index for Health page.

The Valentia site is located at the Met Eireann observatory in Caherciveen, Co.Kerry. It is operated by Met Eireann as part of their ongoing observations on the vertical ozone profile.

Monitoring is done using a continuous monitor for ozone and the results are shown graphically as follows:

Historical air monitoring information

Historical air monitoring data can be downloaded here Valentia.