Central Europe peaks, Scandinavia on the increase
Currently, the birch pollen season is at its height in Central Europe. High levels are recorded in France, Germany, Switzerland, Poland and the Benelux countries, see the map below. In Southern Scandinavia, the season has also started for real.
Looking forward – increase in the north, decline in the south
For the next ten days, the front will continue to move northwards, and in Norway also westwards. We therefore expect high levels in Northern Germany, Denmark, the Baltic states, and Southern parts of Sweden, as well as in the Southeast of Norway. Further south, however, birch pollen levels have probably already peaked. Italy, France and the UK are likely to see declining levels.
Follow the pollen season with Airmine
You may also be interested in our other stories on pollen in Europe. Our video showing the average development of birch pollen confirms that the birch pollen season is more or less as normal in Central Europe and delayed in Northern Scandinavia.
Credits: Maps and figures created with contributions from Rasmus Moldstad Bakken.