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Major Air Pollutants in Korea, South

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465 (CO)
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27 (NO2)

PM2.5 1.1X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Korea, South is 1.1 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Korea, South - States Air Pollution Level

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Busan MODERATE 53 53 29 14 26 -4 49
Chungbuk MODERATE 64 64 35 19 32 -8 83
Chungnam MODERATE 67 67 37 20 34 -5 84
Daegu MODERATE 66 66 35 19 34 -5 45
Daejeon MODERATE 60 60 33 16 33 -8 85
Gangwon MODERATE 57 57 34 16 28 -6 63
Gwangju MODERATE 54 54 31 15 29 -4 86
Gyeongbuk MODERATE 59 59 31 16 28 -3 49
Gyeonggi MODERATE 62 62 40 18 39 -6 90
Gyeongnam MODERATE 56 56 30 15 28 -3 48
Incheon MODERATE 73 73 41 22 40 -7 97
Jeju GOOD 36 36 33 6 26 1 69
Jeonbuk MODERATE 57 57 34 15 33 -3 69
Jeonnam GOOD 43 43 27 11 22 -1 62
Sejong MODERATE 67 67 40 20 36 -4 96
Seoul MODERATE 60 60 34 16 34 -7 97
Ulsan MODERATE 61 61 33 17 29 -4 47

Korea, South - Metro Cities AQI

34
60
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-7˚C / 97%
29
53
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-4˚C / 49%
35
66
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-5˚C / 45%
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73
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-7˚C / 97%
31
54
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-4˚C / 86%
33
60
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-8˚C / 85%
33
61
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-4˚C / 47%
40
67
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-4˚C / 96%


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FAQs of Korea, South's Air Quality Index

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Some facts about air pollution level in Korea, South and what quality of air you breathe in your region.


The real-time air quality in Korea, South is 35 MODERATE AQI now. This was last updated 39 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Korea, South is 17 (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 0.68 times the recommended limit.

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

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



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