Primary Pollutant

(AQI)

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Major Air Pollutants in Uganda

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PM2.5 1.6X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Uganda is 1.6 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Uganda - States Air Pollution Level

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Kabarole MODERATE 84 84 52 28 52 19 90
Kampala MODERATE 72 72 37 22 4 21 94
Kabale POOR 142 142 87 52 69 12 93
Gulu MODERATE 55 55 23 14 6 20 92
Bududa MODERATE 61 61 28 17 24 18 89
Tororo MODERATE 61 61 28 17 24 15 94
Mubende MODERATE 78 78 42 25 1 15 99
Jinja MODERATE 62 62 29 17 24 20 92
Luuka MODERATE 61 61 28 17 24 20 92
Masaka MODERATE 78 78 42 25 1 21 94
Mityana MODERATE 76 76 40 24 1 21 94
Wakiso MODERATE 90 90 51 30 0 21 94
Mukono MODERATE 84 84 47 28 2 21 94
Iganga MODERATE 61 61 28 17 24 19 92
Kasese MODERATE 84 84 52 28 52 19 90

Uganda - Metro Cities AQI

37
72
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
21˚C / 94%
29
62
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
20˚C / 92%
52
84
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
19˚C / 90%
47
84
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
21˚C / 94%
42
78
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
21˚C / 94%
23
55
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
20˚C / 92%
40
76
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
21˚C / 94%
51
90
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
21˚C / 94%


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FAQs of Uganda's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Uganda is 40 MODERATE AQI now. This was last updated 1 hour ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Uganda is 28 (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 1.12 times the recommended limit.

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

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



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