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British Columbia Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level Canada

Last Update: 21 Jun 2024, 09:05pm

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Comparative Exposure with British Columbia

24 hrs avg AQI

British Columbia

Canada
28

Major Air Pollutants in British Columbia

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PM2.5

The current PM2.5 concentration in British Columbia is ✓below the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

British Columbia - Cities Air Pollution Level

Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Sechelt GOOD 21 21 11 5 11 21 41
Sooke GOOD 21 21 23 4 7 14 80
Kamloops GOOD 42 42 20 10 0 27 16
Fort St John GOOD 28 28 14 6 12 20 43
Burnaby GOOD 36 36 12 8 7 24 42
Port Moody MODERATE 55 55 23 14 0 24 42
Victoria GOOD 25 25 23 6 14 21 53
Nanaimo GOOD 27 27 15 7 0 20 63
Kent GOOD 38 38 15 9 0 19 67
Vernon GOOD 46 46 21 10 21 21 36
Prince George GOOD 19 19 14 4 13 16 49
Castlegar GOOD 38 38 41 8 41 15 63
Smithers GOOD 40 40 26 10 22 21 30
Duncan GOOD 31 31 18 7 0 20 42
Port Alberni GOOD 29 29 12 7 0 16 68
Abbotsford GOOD 30 30 21 7 4 23 51
Campbell River GOOD 8 8 4 2 0 19 68
Creston GOOD 24 24 14 5 14 20 41
Quesnel GOOD 21 21 13 5 13 24 36
Cranbrook GOOD 29 29 12 7 0 17 45
Langley GOOD 18 18 19 2 0 21 60
Kitimat GOOD 21 21 8 5 2 14 94
Surrey GOOD 29 29 19 7 0 23 52
North Cowichan GOOD 25 25 10 6 0 21 64
Williams Lake GOOD 19 19 20 2 5 21 28
Terrace GOOD 25 25 10 6 0 14 94
Pitt Meadows GOOD 21 21 12 4 0 23 52
Richmond GOOD 33 33 13 8 0 20 64
Colwood GOOD 13 13 12 3 0 20 38
Powell River GOOD 25 25 20 6 13 19 53
Courtenay GOOD 21 21 10 5 0 19 73
Whistler GOOD 38 38 20 9 0 22 43
New Westminster GOOD 33 33 19 8 0 24 41
Delta GOOD 25 25 17 6 0 24 42
Chilliwack GOOD 25 25 15 6 0 22 54
Hope GOOD 25 25 15 6 0 22 50

Weather Conditions in British Columbia

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in British Columbia?
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06:26 AM
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Wind speed

33 km/h

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UV Index

16

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Pressure

800 mb


Health Advice For British Columbia

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How to protect yourself from air pollution around British Columbia, Canada?
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Wear Mask

Not Required
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Stay Indoor

Not Required
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Windows

Keep Close
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Use Purifier

Not Required
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Family

Allow Outdoor

British Columbia Air Quality Forecast



Day

AQI

Weather

Temp.

Today

134

AQI

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Friday

134

AQI

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Saturday

134

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Sunday

134

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Monday

134

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Tuesday

134

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Wednesday

134

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Canada - Metro Cities AQI

13
35
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
20˚C / 87%
15
35
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
18˚C / 80%
11
21
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
20˚C / 44%
11
19
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
16˚C / 54%
9
20
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
18˚C / 79%
8
21
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
16˚C / 74%
33
36
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
23˚C / 90%

Historic Air Quality Graph of British Columbia

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Best

Oct 1, 2020

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Oct 1, 2020

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Comparative Exposure with British Columbia

24 hrs avg AQI

British Columbia

Canada
28


FAQs of British Columbia's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


Quick answers to some commonly asked questions about the air pollution of British Columbia.


The real-time air quality in British Columbia is 28 (GOOD) AQI now. This was last updated 6 hours ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in British Columbia is 6 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 15 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5 for 24 hrs mean. Currently, the concentration is 0.24 times the recommended limit.

Generally, the air quality at British Columbia starts deteriorating in late October. The winters are the worst-hit season in terms of air pollution.

You should wear a good N95 mask when you go outdoor in British Columbia until the AQI is improving upto moderate range.

Office going people should avoid personal vehicles and use public transportations or carpooling.

(i) The primary causes of outdoor air pollution are solid, liquid particles called aerosols & gase from vehicles emissions, construction activities, factories, burning stubble & fossil fuels and wildfire, etc.

(ii) Main causes of indoor air pollution are harmful gases from cooking fuels (such as wood, crop wastes, charcoal, coal and dung), damp, mould smoke, chemicals from cleaning materials, etc.

Indoor air pollution in British Columbia is as dangerous as outdoor pollution, because the air pollutants come inside the houses or buildings through doors, windows and ventilation.

In British Columbia, you must use an air purifier or fresh air machine at home or office indoor and close all the doors, windows and ventilations when the outdoor air quality index (aqi) in British Columbia is very high. Proper ventilation is highly recommended only when outdoor air quality is improving and moderate AQI range.

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