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British Columbia Air Quality Index (AQI)

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

Last Update: 22 Jun 2024, 05:05pm

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Comparative Exposure with British Columbia

24 hrs avg AQI

British Columbia

Canada
20

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
Sechelt GOOD 25 25 11 6 11 20 57
Sooke GOOD 17 17 17 4 10 17 77
West Vancouver GOOD 25 25 10 6 0 20 57
Kamloops GOOD 25 25 20 6 0 27 25
Fort St John GOOD 33 33 23 7 21 23 34
Burnaby GOOD 16 16 12 3 9 20 58
Port Moody GOOD 13 13 12 3 0 22 42
Victoria GOOD 17 17 16 4 10 17 76
Nanaimo GOOD 9 9 8 2 0 18 64
Vernon GOOD 46 46 18 11 18 24 45
Prince George GOOD 34 34 14 8 14 18 74
Castlegar MODERATE 55 55 23 14 22 27 32
Smithers GOOD 27 27 10 6 5 17 48
Duncan GOOD 12 12 6 3 0 18 73
Port Alberni GOOD 13 13 5 3 0 13 96
Abbotsford GOOD 18 18 19 3 4 22 49
Campbell River GOOD 8 8 4 2 0 17 83
Creston GOOD 21 21 18 5 18 25 33
Quesnel GOOD 21 21 11 5 11 20 53
Cranbrook GOOD 25 25 9 6 0 25 26
Kitimat GOOD 10 10 4 3 0 12 77
Surrey GOOD 15 15 16 3 0 19 61
Williams Lake GOOD 20 20 22 1 4 19 65
Terrace GOOD 8 8 8 2 0 20 60
Pitt Meadows GOOD 17 17 15 4 0 19 61
Richmond GOOD 18 18 12 3 0 20 58
Colwood GOOD 8 8 8 2 0 19 67
Powell River GOOD 21 21 15 5 10 18 71
Courtenay GOOD 11 11 12 2 0 21 60
Whistler GOOD 17 17 17 4 0 13 94
New Westminster GOOD 16 16 5 3 0 22 51
Squamish GOOD 17 17 6 4 0 18 76
Delta GOOD 14 14 15 1 0 22 42
Hope GOOD 25 25 9 6 0 23 50

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

Temp.

Today

134

AQI

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Friday

134

AQI

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Saturday

134

AQI

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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

28
37
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
20˚C / 88%
18
34
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
22˚C / 62%
10
25
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
20˚C / 57%
11
18
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
24˚C / 36%
13
27
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
24˚C / 42%
26
26
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
18˚C / 94%
10
21
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
16˚C / 85%
42
45
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
30˚C / 52%

Historic Air Quality Graph of British Columbia

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Best

Oct 1, 2020

Worst

Oct 1, 2020

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Comparative Exposure with British Columbia

24 hrs avg AQI

British Columbia

Canada
20


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 20 (GOOD) AQI now. This was last updated 6 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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