Site Name Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI PM10 AQI
Carmel Valley AMS 17 at 12PM 37 at 12PM N/A
Hollister AMS 19 at 12PM 43 at 11AM 30 at 11AM
King City AMS 23 at 12PM 39 at 12PM 39 at 12PM
Pinnacles NM 15 at 11AM N/A N/A
SLV Middle School AMS N/A 23 at 12PM N/A
Salinas AMS 19 at 12PM 38 at 12PM N/A
San Juan Bautista AMS N/A N/A 24 at 8PM
Santa Cruz AMS 19 at 12PM 52 at 12PM 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.