Primary Pollutant


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Major Air Pollutants in Colombia

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57 (CO)

PM2.5 1.3X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Colombia is 1.3 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Colombia - States Air Pollution Level

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Antioquia MODERATE 57 57 30 16 6 30 40
Arauca GOOD 18 18 8 4 8 34 42
Bogota MODERATE 51 51 34 15 26 22 47
Norte de Santander GOOD 25 25 10 6 0 34 39
Santander MODERATE 70 70 36 22 22 29 58
Valle Del Cauca MODERATE 61 61 51 33 7 31 47

Colombia - Metro Cities AQI

22˚C / 47%
31˚C / 47%
30˚C / 40%
29˚C / 58%

Historic Air Quality Graph of Colombia


Oct 1, 2020


Oct 1, 2020


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FAQs of Colombia's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)

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

The real-time air quality in Colombia is 35 MODERATE AQI now. This was last updated 21 seconds ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Colombia is 33 (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 1.32 times the recommended limit.

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

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

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