Primary Pollutant

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Major Air Pollutants in United Kingdom

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PM2.5

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

United Kingdom - States Air Pollution Level

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Brent GOOD 44 44 18 11 16 12 88
Solihull GOOD 17 17 17 10 17 9 92
Greenwich GOOD 29 29 17 7 19 12 88
Dundee City GOOD 16 16 8 3 8 7 87
Blackpool GOOD 25 25 19 6 10 12 62
East Sussex GOOD 33 33 14 8 14 12 88
Vale Of Glamorgan,The GOOD 17 17 17 10 13 10 94
Highland GOOD 30 30 24 4 10 10 90
Kingston Upon Hull,City Of GOOD 25 25 25 6 10 12 94
Angus GOOD 13 13 7 3 7 9 81
Dorset MODERATE 53 53 22 13 0 11 87
Norfolk GOOD 17 17 16 8 14 13 91
Torfaen GOOD 17 17 17 10 15 11 94
Derry And Strabane GOOD 46 46 20 12 13 14 94
Plymouth MODERATE 55 55 12 14 23 14 82
Wigan GOOD 22 22 24 5 8 11 94
Aberdeen City GOOD 11 11 11 5 8 5 90
Sunderland GOOD 21 21 9 5 9 10 94
Tower Hamlets GOOD 20 20 15 9 13 12 81
Kent GOOD 42 42 28 10 15 12 94
South Lanarkshire GOOD 28 28 20 5 9 9 78
Leeds GOOD 28 28 24 6 14 8 93
Haringey GOOD 50 50 29 12 29 12 88
Falkirk GOOD 16 16 11 3 6 7 84
London,City Of GOOD 48 48 23 12 22 12 88
Lewisham GOOD 24 24 23 9 14 12 85
Renfrewshire GOOD 11 11 10 3 9 7 83
Newport GOOD 29 29 20 7 12 10 94
Glasgow City GOOD 19 19 19 4 7 8 82
East Ayrshire GOOD 21 21 18 4 8 10 82
Camden GOOD 40 40 20 11 20 12 86
Devon GOOD 50 50 23 12 23 12 88
Warwickshire GOOD 28 28 20 9 13 10 88
Trafford GOOD 9 9 10 0 10 11 82
Fife GOOD 8 8 8 3 8 8 82
Richmond Upon Thames GOOD 30 30 20 9 12 12 90
Neath Port Talbot GOOD 46 46 24 13 22 11 90
Cambridgeshire MODERATE 67 67 18 35 18 12 89
Cornwall GOOD 33 33 23 8 23 12 94
Inverclyde GOOD 18 18 16 3 6 8 82
Wrexham GOOD 50 50 20 12 16 11 94
Monmouthshire GOOD 31 31 12 8 10 10 100
Wirral GOOD 50 50 20 12 16 11 94
Reading GOOD 30 30 18 10 17 10 94
Cardiff GOOD 25 25 22 6 13 12 86
Northamptonshire GOOD 42 42 27 10 15 10 100
Midlothian GOOD 21 21 23 3 7 7 93
Cumbria GOOD 13 13 13 6 13 9 86
Birmingham GOOD 32 32 22 10 17 10 94
Perth And Kinross GOOD 8 8 8 3 8 10 79
North Lanarkshire GOOD 20 20 20 4 8 8 80
Sheffield GOOD 33 33 25 8 14 12 71
Southend On Sea GOOD 42 42 25 10 17 12 94
Edinburgh,City Of GOOD 22 22 19 4 10 8 91
Derbyshire GOOD 25 25 22 4 11 12 82
Central Bedfordshire MODERATE 53 53 22 13 31 11 94
Rhondda Cynon Taff GOOD 25 25 10 6 10 11 87
Manchester GOOD 21 21 20 5 12 12 71
Clackmannanshire GOOD 9 9 4 2 4 10 76
Ealing MODERATE 53 53 30 13 30 12 88
Redbridge GOOD 14 14 14 8 14 12 91
York GOOD 33 33 16 8 18 9 93
Caerphilly GOOD 46 46 18 11 10 11 89
Pembrokeshire GOOD 50 50 20 12 16 12 94
Harrow GOOD 15 15 15 9 14 11 94
East Renfrewshire GOOD 7 7 7 3 7 6 83
Southampton GOOD 46 46 19 11 20 11 87
Swansea MODERATE 74 74 47 28 34 12 92
Leicester GOOD 46 46 25 11 14 10 94
Gateshead GOOD 29 29 23 7 17 10 94
Coventry GOOD 33 33 14 8 14 11 87
Isle Of Anglesey GOOD 17 17 17 10 16 11 84
Lambeth GOOD 29 29 22 7 22 12 88
Stockton On Tees GOOD 25 25 24 6 18 10 94
Armagh,Banbridge And Craigavon GOOD 16 16 16 9 16 11 90
Bristol,City Of GOOD 25 25 8 5 10 12 82
Nottingham GOOD 15 15 15 9 15 10 92
Medway GOOD 38 38 29 9 29 12 94
Belfast GOOD 39 39 23 9 22 13 86
South Ayrshire GOOD 21 21 21 4 12 10 82
Newham GOOD 50 50 32 12 15 12 82
Merton GOOD 50 50 28 12 28 11 87
Stockport GOOD 19 19 21 0 21 11 87
West Dunbartonshire GOOD 13 13 7 3 7 9 76
East Lothian GOOD 29 29 17 7 6 9 93
Bury GOOD 15 15 16 0 16 12 71
Antrim And Newtownabbey GOOD 42 42 20 10 16 12 88
Hillingdon GOOD 25 25 20 8 12 12 87
Lisburn And Castlereagh GOOD 13 13 13 8 13 11 89
Stirling GOOD 13 13 6 3 6 9 76
Warrington GOOD 15 15 12 4 6 12 80
Knowsley GOOD 42 42 21 10 21 12 71
Stoke On Trent GOOD 33 33 19 8 12 9 100
Thurrock GOOD 36 36 16 8 13 12 94
Bexley GOOD 39 39 25 10 15 12 90
Croydon GOOD 33 33 14 8 0 12 88
Waltham Forest GOOD 46 46 28 11 28 12 88
West Lothian GOOD 8 8 8 3 8 8 80
North Ayrshire GOOD 7 7 7 3 7 7 82
Oxfordshire GOOD 33 33 25 8 15 9 93
East Dunbartonshire GOOD 11 11 7 3 7 8 80
Redcar And Cleveland GOOD 26 26 23 6 28 10 94
West Sussex MODERATE 52 52 23 13 14 12 91
Ards And North Down GOOD 38 38 21 9 16 12 88
Hampshire GOOD 38 38 15 9 13 10 94
Bournemouth MODERATE 55 55 23 14 0 11 87
Portsmouth GOOD 23 23 9 6 5 11 87
Essex GOOD 25 25 10 6 7 10 94
Surrey GOOD 18 18 18 11 18 11 89

United Kingdom - Metro Cities AQI

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48
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
12˚C / 88%
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32
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
10˚C / 88%
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21
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
12˚C / 71%
15
24
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
10˚C / 79%
8
25
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
12˚C / 82%
25
33
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
12˚C / 71%
31
29
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
9˚C / 93%
15
15
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
10˚C / 92%


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FAQs of United Kingdom's Air Quality Index

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


The real-time air quality in United Kingdom is 18 GOOD AQI now. This was last updated .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in United Kingdom is 11 (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 0.44 times the recommended limit.

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

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



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