Pollen Count

 
August 29, 2014
Count reflects pollen and spore collection over the previous 24 hours.
Click pollen name for count details.
Pollen (grains/cubic meter)
Trees 0
Absent
Weeds 68
High
  • Weed pollen details
  • Chenopods/Pigweed
  • 13
  • Hemp
  • 3
  • Marsh-elder (Burweed)
  • 1
  • Nettle
  • 10
  • Ragweed (Ambrosia)
  • 41
Grass 3
Low
  • Grass pollen details
  • Total grass (Poaceae)
  • 3
 
Mold Spore (spores/cubic meter)
Not counted

Pollen counts are made five days a week by Dr. Dale Benham, Professor of Biology at Nebraska Wesleyan University, during the pollen season, which is February through mid-October.

The pollen sampler (provided by Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates, PC) is located on top of Olin Hall of Science at Nebraska Wesleyan University. Please direct any questions concerning the counts to Dr. Dale Benham.

Funding for this project is provided by Allergy Asthma, Immunology Associates, PC.

Please note that data presented here may not be appropriated or duplicated without written permission from Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates, PC. (402.464.5969).

The daily pollen counts for Lincoln, NE (as well as from other locations across the United States) are posted on the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology pollen count site.

Tree PollenWeed PollenGrass PollenMold SporesCategorySymptoms
0 0 0 0
Absent
No symptoms.
1-14 1-9 1-4 1-6499
Low
Only individuals extremely sensitive to these pollens and molds will experience symptoms.
15-89 10-49 5-19 6,500-12,999
Moderate
Many individuals sensitive to these pollens and molds will experience symptoms.
90-1,499 50-499 20-199 13,000-49,999
High
Most individuals with any sensitivity to these pollens and molds will experience symptoms.
>1,500 >500 >200 >50,000
Very High
Almost all individuals with any sensitivity at all to these pollens and molds will experience symptoms. Extremely sensitive people could have severe symptoms.