Lima Air Quality Index (AQI) | Peru

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level Lima

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2024, 09:19am

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Lima

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Major Air Pollutants in Lima

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490 (CO)
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11 (NO2)

PM2.5

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

Lima - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Carabayllo GOOD 22 1 0 0 12 81
Villa Maria Del Triunfo GOOD 46 22 11 22 26 68
Us Embassy GOOD 50 24 12 24 25 68
San Borja GOOD 46 22 11 22 26 68
Field Of Mars GOOD 50 25 12 25 24 68
San Martin De Porres MODERATE 87 48 29 33 16 86
San Juan De Lurigancho GOOD 50 24 12 24 25 68
Santa Anita MODERATE 51 55 0 55 16 82
Huachipa GOOD 50 27 12 27 23 61
Puente Piedra MODERATE 68 33 20 0 12 81
UTP Sensor5 GOOD 46 22 11 22 26 68
UTP Sensor6 MODERATE 87 49 29 37 15 84
Gesoltec GOOD 50 26 12 26 24 68

Weather Conditions in Lima

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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 Lima

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How to protect yourself from air pollution around Lima, Peru?
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Wear Mask

Required
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Stay Indoor

Not Required
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Windows

Keep Close
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Use Purifier

Required
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Family

Allow Outdoor

Lima Air Quality Forecast



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Today

134

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Friday

134

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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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Lima

AQI Calendar

0-50
Good
51-100
Moderate
101-200
Poor
201-300
Unhealthy
301-400
Severe
401-500
Hazardous

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FAQs of Lima Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Lima is 29 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Lima is 13 (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 0.52 times the recommended limit.

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

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




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