Air Quality Modeling

Mecklenburg County Air Quality conducts and reviews air quality dispersion modeling in support of permit applications.  Facilities must demonstrate that their activities will not cause an exceedance of Federal, State or Local air quality standards.


Click on the model name to download the model.

  • AERSCREEN - RECOMMENDED stationary source screen modeling

  • AERMOD - stationary source refined modeling

  • MOVES2014a - vehicle emission factor modeling

Model Data

Mecklenburg County Average Temperatures
MonthHigh TempLow TempAvg. Temp
January53.37 °F32.31 7 °F42.84 F
July88.48 7 °F68.82 7 °F78.65 7 °F

For more information, access modeling application forms in Section M of the Air Quality Permitting Forms.