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Gauteng Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level South Africa

Last Update: 28 May 2024, 10:18pm

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Comparative Exposure with Gauteng

24 hrs avg AQI

Gauteng

South Africa
98

Major Air Pollutants in Gauteng

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Gauteng carbon monoxide icon
569 (CO)

PM2.5 2.4X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Gauteng is 2.4 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Gauteng - Cities Air Pollution Level

Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Springs MODERATE 91 91 54 31 51 16 35
Pretoria MODERATE 88 88 54 30 49 16 43
Vanderbijlpark POOR 135 135 124 61 121 14 50
Sandton MODERATE 94 94 56 32 54 16 38
Centurion MODERATE 61 61 47 15 49 15 46
Vereeniging MODERATE 90 90 63 27 55 15 42
Roodepoort MODERATE 93 93 54 32 54 16 37
Johannesburg MODERATE 92 92 53 32 52 16 37
Alberton MODERATE 93 93 54 32 54 16 38
Randburg POOR 146 146 132 66 72 12 58

Weather Conditions in Gauteng

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Gauteng?
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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 Gauteng

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How to protect yourself from air pollution around Gauteng, South Africa?
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Wear Mask

Required
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Stay Indoor

Required
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Windows

Close Door
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Use Purifier

Required
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Family

Avoid Outdoor

Gauteng Air Quality Forecast



Day

AQI

Weather

Temp.

Today

134

AQI

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Friday

134

AQI

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Saturday

134

AQI

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Sunday

134

AQI

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Monday

134

AQI

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Tuesday

134

AQI

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Wednesday

134

AQI

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South Africa - Metro Cities AQI

52
91
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
16˚C / 44%
53
92
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
16˚C / 37%
54
88
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
16˚C / 43%
31
49
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
15˚C / 61%
53
77
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
20˚C / 81%

Historic Air Quality Graph of Gauteng

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Best

Oct 1, 2020

Worst

Oct 1, 2020

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Comparative Exposure with Gauteng

24 hrs avg AQI

Gauteng

South Africa
98


FAQs of Gauteng's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Gauteng is 98 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated 40 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Gauteng is 36 (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 1.44 times the recommended limit.

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

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

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