Primary Pollutant

(AQI)

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Major Air Pollutants in Chile

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PM2.5 1.1X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Chile is 1.1 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Chile - States Air Pollution Level

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Antofagasta GOOD 47 47 39 10 34 22 34
Araucania GOOD 40 40 28 10 28 16 65
Biobio MODERATE 51 51 39 14 35 19 68
Region Metropolitana MODERATE 58 58 66 10 69 26 22
Maule GOOD 30 30 28 5 27 24 32
Valparaiso POOR 108 108 113 48 53 26 36
Aysen MODERATE 70 70 40 21 40 12 66
Libertador General Bernardo O Higgins MODERATE 58 58 70 10 70 22 26
Los Lagos POOR 118 118 80 55 53 14 70
Atacama GOOD 34 34 34 8 32 18 72
Magallanes Y De La Antartica Chilena GOOD 8 8 4 2 0 11 71
Los Rios POOR 156 156 124 66 36 17 72
Coquimbo MODERATE 55 55 23 14 0 17 72
Tarapaca GOOD 13 13 5 3 0 21 69
Arica Y Parinacota GOOD 33 33 14 8 0 21 73

Chile - Metro Cities AQI

18
32
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
11˚C / 74%
29
27
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
9˚C / 90%
31
29
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
6˚C / 76%
12
16
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
13˚C / 71%
79
127
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
12˚C / 82%
186
157
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
25˚C / 38%


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FAQs of Chile's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


Some facts about air pollution level in Chile and what quality of air you breathe in your region.


The real-time air quality in Chile is 52 MODERATE AQI now. This was last updated .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Chile 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 Chile 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 Chile 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 Chile is as dangerous as outdoor pollution, because the air pollutants come inside the houses or buildings through doors, windows and ventilation.

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



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