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British Columbia Air Quality Index (AQI) Live

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

Last Update: 03 Mar 2024, 11:05am

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Comparative Exposure with British Columbia

24 hrs avg AQI

British Columbia

Canada
18

Major Air Pollutants in British Columbia

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PM2.5

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

British Columbia - Cities Air Pollution Level

Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Sooke GOOD 18 18 18 1 0 3 82
West Vancouver GOOD 5 5 2 1 0 2 87
Kamloops GOOD 13 13 9 3 0 -8 90
Burnaby GOOD 8 8 9 0 3 2 87
Port Moody GOOD 9 9 10 0 4 2 82
Victoria GOOD 8 8 7 2 0 3 87
Nanaimo GOOD 14 14 8 4 0 2 98
Kent GOOD 11 11 12 1 0 1 75
Vernon GOOD 17 17 9 4 9 -5 100
Prince George GOOD 23 23 10 6 6 -22 78
Fort St John GOOD 13 13 8 3 6 -23 72
Castlegar GOOD 25 25 9 6 5 -2 95
Duncan GOOD 36 36 14 9 0 4 93
Port Alberni GOOD 17 17 7 4 0 3 100
Abbotsford GOOD 20 20 12 4 1 1 85
Campbell River GOOD 25 25 10 6 0 0 100
Smithers GOOD 13 13 5 3 6 -16 69
Creston GOOD 45 45 30 10 26 -2 87
Quesnel GOOD 10 10 11 2 1 -17 65
Cranbrook GOOD 50 50 20 12 0 -12 85
Langley GOOD 11 11 8 2 0 2 84
Kitimat GOOD 22 22 9 5 2 -9 46
Surrey GOOD 9 9 10 2 0 2 89
North Cowichan GOOD 17 17 7 4 0 1 100
Williams Lake GOOD 14 14 15 2 15 -18 77
Terrace GOOD 14 14 15 2 0 -9 48
Pitt Meadows GOOD 9 9 10 2 0 2 89
Richmond GOOD 10 10 11 1 0 2 88
Colwood GOOD 13 13 6 3 0 4 81
Courtenay GOOD 29 29 12 7 0 0 100
Whistler GOOD 17 17 14 4 0 0 100
New Westminster GOOD 10 10 2 1 4 2 89
Squamish GOOD 13 13 7 3 0 2 97
Delta GOOD 10 10 11 0 0 3 88
Chilliwack GOOD 9 9 10 2 0 2 72
Hope GOOD 8 8 9 1 4 1 75

Weather Conditions in British Columbia

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in British Columbia?
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06:26 AM
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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 British Columbia

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How to protect yourself from air pollution around British Columbia, Canada?
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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

British Columbia Air Quality Forecast



Day

AQI

Weather

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Today

134

AQI

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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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Canada - Metro Cities AQI

20
44
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
6˚C / 93%
21
54
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
2˚C / 100%
2
5
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
2˚C / 87%
9
25
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-19˚C / 72%
8
21
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-21˚C / 77%
13
32
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
4˚C / 96%
14
22
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
4˚C / 93%
30
32
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
10˚C / 76%

Historic Air Quality Graph of British Columbia

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Oct 1, 2020

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Oct 1, 2020

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Comparative Exposure with British Columbia

24 hrs avg AQI

British Columbia

Canada
18


FAQs of British Columbia's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in British Columbia is 18 (GOOD) AQI now. This was last updated 4 hours ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in British Columbia is 4 (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 0.16 times the recommended limit.

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

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

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