Medellin Air Quality Index (AQI) | Colombia

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

Last Updated: 16 Jul 2024, 08:26pm

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Medellin

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Major Air Pollutants in Medellin

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452 (CO)

PM2.5

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

Medellin - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Colombian Polytechnic Jaime Isaza Cadavid GOOD 23 25 0 25 22 69
Beautiful Villa MODERATE 55 29 14 29 16 91
Altavista MODERATE 53 22 13 22 14 90
Tanques La Ye MODERATE 55 23 14 23 15 89
Mobile Station 1 Star Metro MODERATE 53 22 13 22 14 89
Envigado MODERATE 55 23 14 23 15 89
Museum Of Antioquia MODERATE 66 41 19 41 22 69
La Sallista Corporation GOOD 50 21 12 21 15 87
Caldas GOOD 50 21 12 21 15 87
Itagui School Council GOOD 46 24 11 24 20 67
San Cristobal MODERATE 55 29 14 29 16 91
Itagui House Of Justice MODERATE 68 34 20 0 20 78
The Star GOOD 46 22 11 22 16 90
Calle 28 MODERATE 53 28 13 28 17 78
Carrera 36B MODERATE 53 28 13 28 17 78
Calle 42 MODERATE 53 28 13 28 17 78
Calle 65 MODERATE 53 28 13 28 17 78

Weather Conditions in Medellin

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Medellin?
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Sunrise
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06:26 AM
06:26 PM
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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 Medellin

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Medellin, Colombia?
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Wear Mask

Required
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Stay Indoor

Not Required
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Windows

Keep Close
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Use Purifier

Required
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Family

Allow Outdoor

Medellin Air Quality Forecast



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Today

134

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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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Medellin

AQI Calendar

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

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FAQs of Medellin Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Medellin is 26 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Medellin is 13 (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 0.52 times the recommended limit.

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

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




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