Site Name Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI PM10 AQI
Carmel Valley AMS 10 at 10PM 10 at 10PM N/A
Hollister AMS 14 at 10PM 21 at 10PM 23 at 10PM
King City AMS 13 at 10PM 36 at 10PM 17 at 10PM
Pinnacles NM 23 at 10PM N/A N/A
SLV Middle School AMS N/A 26 at 10PM N/A
Salinas AMS 16 at 10PM 9 at 10PM N/A
San Juan Bautista AMS N/A N/A 15 at 11AM
Santa Cruz AMS 12 at 10PM 33 at 10PM N/A
All times shown in PDT Air Quality Index Information
Air Quality Index Information

The above map reflects the most recent Air Quality Index (AQI) for today at each of the air monitoring stations. Station data is refreshed at the top of every hour, but may not be shown immediately due to data transfer and verification limitations. The AQI represents a weighted rolling average concentration over 24 hours for PM10 and PM2.5; and 8 hours for Ozone.

Site:  Parameter:  Hours:
Air Quality Index Information
Area Today Tomorrow
Pinnacles National Monument Ozone Ozone
Salinas Ozone Ozone
Santa Cruz Ozone Ozone
Hollister Ozone Ozone
King City PM10 Ozone
Carmel Valley Ozone Ozone
Davenport Ozone Ozone
San Lorenzo Valley Ozone Ozone
Scotts Valley Ozone Ozone
Watsonville Ozone Ozone
Marina/Seaside N/A N/A
Monterey Peninsula Ozone Ozone
Aug 17 to Aug 22 Temperatures will remain warm through the week and weekend with 70-80s nearshore and 90s-100s inland. Sunny skies will prevail throughout the week and weekend with coastal stratus showing up generally from evening to mid morning. Air movement will be continue to be predominantly be from the south. AQI for Ozone may reach MODERATE in some inland areas. PM10 might reach MODERATE in King City Thursday and Friday as prevailing winds arrive from the Northwest. PM2.5 is expected to be GOOD assuming the absence of wildfire events affecting our area.