Air Quality Trends
Monthly Ozone Update
Ground-level ozone season is March - October. The following document details the maximum concentrations observed at each of the ozone monitors in the Charlotte Metrolina region and the number of days that exceed the federal, health-based standard for ground-level ozone. This document is updated each month during ozone season and presented during the Air Quality Commission meeting.
Monthly Ozone Summary (Updated 11/27/2023)
Review Air Quality Trends
Mecklenburg County overall ambient (outdoor) air quality continues to improve. At the end of 2022, Mecklenburg County monitoring data continued to demonstrate compliance with all federal, health-based air quality standards. The following reports summarize the data trends over the last two decades.
Review National Air Quality trends in the EPA's Our Nation's Air 2023 Report.
Review Air Quality During the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic
Analysis of Air Quality Changes During the Local Stay at Home Order (3/26/20-4/29/20)
Analysis of Ozone Concentrations during the COVID-19 Pandemic (March 2020 - October 2020)
Get the Data!
If you need a customized report, you can submit the Mecklenburg County Air Quality Data Request Form. Please allow at least two weeks for processing.