Issued 3rd of October 2019
Situation and medium-term forecast
The pollen season ends!
Hardly any pollen is recorded in the air and airborne pollen concentrations have dropped to such low levels that they do not reach the threshold for allergic reactions. Thus, we cease our regular forecasting for the pollen season 2019.
Current situation: The flower of cedar has begun and cause yellow sediment, which is harmless and will vanish within the next weeks. Fungal spores may still be a burden – please pay attention to our forecast if you should be affected. Relevant pollen concentrations will only occur during long range transport events of pollen (e.g. ragweed pollen).
Remark: An allergy to house dust mite is likely if you experience increased allergic burden within the next weeks. The burden usually starts with the beginning of the heating period and can be experienced in the morning. Please consult an allergy specialist to clarify the situation if no house dust mite allergy is known yet.
Long-term forecast: We will commence forecasting again as soon as the flowering of hazel and alder is in sight. We therefore expect to present the first forecasts and model data in mid to late December.
Until then, we wish all pollen allergy sufferers a symptom-free time and we thank you for your confidence! Your pollen information service team
Responsible for the content:
pollenwarndienst.at and the Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology of the Medical University Vienna, Research group aerobiology and pollen information
Uwe E. Berger MBA, Mag. Maximilian Bastl PhD and Mag. Dr. Katharina Bastl
medium-term forecast based on model and pollen data from Austria and surrounding countries
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weather data and today´s forecasts based synoptic data: ZAMG (Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik)