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Akureyri Air Quality Index (AQI) | Iceland

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level Nor Urland Eystra

Last Update: 27 May 2024, 02:29pm

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Major Air Pollutants in Akureyri

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19 (CO)

PM2.5

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

Akureyri - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Husavik GOOD 21 21 5 9 9 78
Strandgata GOOD 10 11 0 11 13 62
Husavik GOOD 21 21 5 9 9 78

Weather Conditions in Akureyri

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Akureyri?
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Sunrise
Sunset
06:26 AM
06:26 PM
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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 Akureyri

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Akureyri, Iceland?
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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

Akureyri Air Quality Forecast



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Today

134

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Friday

134

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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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Akureyri

AQI Calendar

0-50
Good
51-100
Moderate
101-200
Poor
201-300
Unhealthy
301-400
Severe
401-500
Hazardous

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FAQs of Akureyri Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Akureyri is 18 (GOOD) AQI now. This was last updated 16 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Akureyri is 3 (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 0.12 times the recommended limit.

Generally, the air quality at Akureyri 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 Akureyri 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 Akureyri is as dangerous as outdoor pollution, because the air pollutants come inside the houses or buildings through doors, windows and ventilation.

In Akureyri , 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 Akureyri is very high. Proper ventilation is highly recommended only when outdoor air quality is improving and moderate AQI range.




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