Google Chrome pollen tracker featured imageWe are excited to launch v1.0 of our Pollen Count Chrome Extension that incorporates our popular Pollen Count Today app!

You can install it from the Chrome Store for quick and easy access to the latest pollen counts in your local area.

How do I use the Pollen Count checker?

Once you have added the extension to your browser, you can enter a postcode, town, city or village name in the UK or abroad.

The software will obtain real time pollen count data from the Google Pollen API and display this for different types of tree pollens, grass and weed.

1) Enter the postcode and then click “Check Pollen”

2) Check the pollen count results

What types of pollen are supported?

The types of pollen currently supported and a sample display is as follows:

Hazel

Index: Universal Pollen Index (1 – Very Low)

Description: People with very high allergy to pollen are likely to experience symptoms

Ash

Index: Universal Pollen Index (1 – Very Low)

Description: People with very high allergy to pollen are likely to experience symptoms

Cottonwood

Index: Universal Pollen Index (1 – Very Low)

Description: People with very high allergy to pollen are likely to experience symptoms

Oak

Index: Universal Pollen Index (1 – Very Low)

Description: People with very high allergy to pollen are likely to experience symptoms

Pine

No Index Info Available

Birch

Index: Universal Pollen Index (2 – Low)

Description: People with high allergy to pollen are likely to experience symptoms

Olive

No Index Info Available

Grasses

No Index Info Available

Ragweed

No Index Info Available

Alder

Index: Universal Pollen Index (1 – Very Low)

Description: People with very high allergy to pollen are likely to experience symptoms

Mugwort

No Index Info Available


Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the Pollen Count Chrome Extension? The Pollen Count Chrome Extension is a tool designed to help individuals with allergies easily access real-time pollen count data for their area, directly from their Chrome browser. This can help with forward planning and being better prepared when going out.
  • How do I install the Pollen Count Chrome Extension? You can install the extension by visiting the Chrome Web Store, searching for the Pollen Count Chrome Extension, and clicking “Add to Chrome.” You need to have the Google Chrome browser already installed for this to work. If you don’t have the Chrome browser installed, you can still access our pollen tracker here.
  • Which types of pollen does the extension track? The extension provides information on various types of pollen including tree, grass, and weed pollen, each known for affecting allergy sufferers differently. The full list of tracked pollens will actually vary slightly by region.
  • Can I save my location in the extension? Not currently, but future updates will include the ability to create an account and save your preferred locations for quicker access to relevant pollen counts. We are also introducing a feature where the extension will be able to determine your current location and display relevant pollen information.
  • Is there a cost associated with using the extension? The Pollen Count Chrome Extension is currently offered free of charge. We are not profiting from making the extension available to those with pollen allergies. If you wish to use our pollen tracker for commercial use, please get in touch to discuss.
  • How is my privacy protected while using this extension? We are committed to protecting your privacy. No personal data is collected without consent, and we adhere strictly to privacy laws and guidelines. See more information below.
  • I’ve encountered a problem with the extension. How can I get support? For any technical issues or support queries, please visit our support page linked in the extension or our website (see lower down the page).

Upcoming features we are currently working on:

  • Search by current location
  • Pollen count display for today, tomorrow and day after
  • Improved UI and UX
  • Account creation to allow saving of data and history
  • One click pollen count reading based on previously used location
  • Edge extension

Are you looking for support or have any questions or suggestions?

Please visit our Extension Support page.

Are you concerned about privacy?

Here is our privacy policy which describes data collected and how this is processed.

Version log

-coming soon-