Site Name Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI PM10 AQI
Carmel Valley AMS 11 at 8AM 21 at 8AM N/A
Hollister AMS 14 at 8AM 23 at 8AM 29 at 8AM
King City AMS 14 at 8AM 39 at 8AM 39 at 8AM
Pinnacles NM 10 at 5AM N/A N/A
SLV Middle School AMS N/A 11 at 8AM N/A
Salinas AMS 18 at 8AM 28 at 8AM N/A
San Juan Bautista AMS N/A N/A 24 at 4PM
Santa Cruz AMS 8 at 8AM 25 at 8AM 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 Ozone Ozone
Carmel Valley Ozone Ozone
Davenport Ozone Ozone
San Lorenzo Valley Ozone Ozone
Scotts Valley Ozone Ozone
Watsonville Ozone Ozone
Marina/Seaside Ozone Ozone
Monterey Peninsula Ozone Ozone
July 22 to July 27 The current high pressure ridge is expected to flatten through the week producing seasonal conditions for the area. Marine layer will persist for coastal areas. Coastal temperatures will continue to be pleasant in the 60s - 70s with inland temperatures in the 80s-90s with some hot spots with triple digits in Pinnacles and south Monterey County. Monsoonal moisture is expected late Sunday to early Monday with expected high humidity, but low chance of rain. Temperatures may decrease a few degrees by the weekend. AQI for Ozone has been GOOD but could have some periods of MODERATE during those hot peaks, PM10 and PM2.5 are expected to remain GOOD through the remainder of the week.