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Illinois Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level United States

Last Update: 15 Apr 2024, 05:05am

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Comparative Exposure with Illinois

24 hrs avg AQI

Illinois

United States
35

Major Air Pollutants in Illinois

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26 (CO)

PM2.5

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

Illinois - Cities Air Pollution Level

Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
East St Louis GOOD 50 50 20 12 0 19 68
Rock Island GOOD 42 42 30 10 19 9 61
Springfield GOOD 33 33 13 8 0 16 68
Lansing GOOD 29 29 11 7 0 8 88
Moline GOOD 19 19 20 4 0 9 61
Joliet GOOD 25 25 10 6 0 12 65
Alsip GOOD 38 38 24 9 0 11 61
Jerseyville GOOD 33 33 21 8 0 15 94
Savoy GOOD 33 33 19 8 0 14 84
Cary GOOD 30 30 32 4 0 9 73
Normal GOOD 38 38 28 9 0 15 55
Granite City MODERATE 72 72 37 22 0 18 81
Naperville GOOD 38 38 15 9 0 9 81
Glenview GOOD 33 33 36 5 0 11 65
Decatur GOOD 33 33 28 8 0 16 56
Rockford GOOD 25 25 10 6 0 10 54
Benton GOOD 42 42 29 10 0 17 86
East Peoria GOOD 21 21 8 5 0 12 58
Chester GOOD 38 38 21 9 0 17 95
Robinson GOOD 21 21 23 0 0 16 90
Braidwood GOOD 29 29 30 7 0 11 71
Glencoe GOOD 29 29 31 5 0 9 71
Winthrop Harbor GOOD 42 42 34 4 16 9 66
Evergreen Park MODERATE 55 55 24 14 0 11 63
Cicero GOOD 38 38 16 9 0 11 63
Maryville GOOD 22 22 24 0 0 17 89
Oak Park GOOD 33 33 13 8 0 10 68

Weather Conditions in Illinois

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Illinois?
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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 Illinois

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How to protect yourself from air pollution around Illinois, United States?
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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

Illinois Air Quality Forecast



Day

AQI

Weather

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Today

134

AQI

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Friday

134

AQI

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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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United States - Metro Cities AQI

22
41
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
14˚C / 78%
25
57
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
8˚C / 100%
23
37
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
21˚C / 97%
27
25
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
11˚C / 80%
18
24
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
10˚C / 46%
15
33
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
11˚C / 89%
23
21
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AQI (US)
21˚C / 94%

Historic Air Quality Graph of Illinois

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Oct 1, 2020

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Oct 1, 2020

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Comparative Exposure with Illinois

24 hrs avg AQI

Illinois

United States
35


FAQs of Illinois's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Illinois is 35 (GOOD) AQI now. This was last updated 3 hours ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Illinois is 8 (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 0.32 times the recommended limit.

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

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

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