Lusaka Air Quality Index (AQI) | Zambia

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

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2024, 01:18pm

Lusaka MODERATE aqi boy Lusaka MODERATE aqi boy Lusaka MODERATE aqi boy

Most Polluted Cities in Zambia

Least Polluted Cities in Zambia


Comparative Exposure with Lusaka

24 hrs avg AQI

Lusaka

Zambia

Major Air Pollutants in Lusaka

live rank icon
Carbon-mono-oxide icon
140 (CO)

PM2.5 2.1X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Lusaka is 2.1 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Lusaka - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
SupaMoto Lunsemfwa Rd MODERATE 57 29 15 29 23 45
CEEEZ Parirenyetwa Rd POOR 129 79 47 57 17 32

Weather Conditions in Lusaka

live rank icon
What are the weather and climatic conditions in Lusaka?
weather icon
Temperature icon
˚C | ˚F

Local Time

|


Sunrise
Sunset
06:26 AM
06:26 PM
Wind Speed Icon

Wind speed

33 km/h

UV Index Icon

UV Index

16

Pressure Icon

Pressure

800 mb


Health Advice For Lusaka

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Lusaka, Zambia?
wear mask icon

Wear Mask

Required
stay indoors icon

Stay Indoor

Not Required
shut opening icon cross

Windows

Keep Close
use a purifier icon

Use Purifier

Required
family icon  cross

Family

Allow Outdoor

Lusaka Air Quality Forecast



Day

AQI

Weather


Temp.


Today

134

AQI

1st day weather condition icon


Friday

134

AQI

2nd day weather condition icon


Saturday

134

AQI

3rd day weather condition icon


Sunday

134

AQI

4th day weather condition icon


Monday

134

AQI

5th day weather condition icon


Tuesday

134

AQI

6th day weather condition icon


Wednesday

134

AQI

7th day weather condition icon



Lusaka

AQI Calendar

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

Most Polluted Cities in Zambia

Least Polluted Cities in Zambia


Comparative Exposure with Lusaka

24 hrs avg AQI

Lusaka

Zambia



FAQs of Lusaka Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Lusaka is 54 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Lusaka is 31 (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 1.24 times the recommended limit.

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

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




World's Most Polluted Cities & Countries AQI Ranking

Real-time top most polluted cities, and monthly & annual historic AQI ranking of cities & countries

prana air cair+ indoor air quality monitor for Lusaka

Lusaka AIR POLLUTION

· · ·

my Btn


Keep a track of Lusaka air pollution
level on “AQI Air Quality App

Know what you breathe and the quality of air in your city and nearby locations. Real-time AQI, map, weather & fire data, health advice with insightful & anlytical dasbboards.

aqi air quality mobile app for Lusaka
Lusaka background image
Get In Touch