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Gauteng Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level South Africa

Last Update: 01 Apr 2024, 04:05pm

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Comparative Exposure with Gauteng

24 hrs avg AQI

Gauteng

South Africa
56

Major Air Pollutants in Gauteng

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Gauteng carbon monoxide icon
172 (CO)

PM2.5 1.2X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Gauteng is 1.2 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Gauteng - Cities Air Pollution Level

Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Springs GOOD 30 30 21 6 15 14 79
Pretoria GOOD 14 14 13 2 4 14 80
Vanderbijlpark MODERATE 84 84 65 33 61 15 72
Sandton GOOD 22 22 14 2 20 14 74
Centurion MODERATE 60 60 73 26 63 14 77
Vereeniging MODERATE 79 79 51 23 22 16 70
Roodepoort GOOD 46 46 24 11 24 14 77
Johannesburg POOR 127 127 79 46 79 16 68
Alberton MODERATE 52 52 57 0 57 15 72
Randburg MODERATE 86 86 46 28 34 16 68

Weather Conditions in Gauteng

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Gauteng?
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Local Time

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Sunrise
Sunset
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 Gauteng

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How to protect yourself from air pollution around Gauteng, South Africa?
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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

Avoid Outdoor

Gauteng 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

AQI

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Monday

134

AQI

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Tuesday

134

AQI

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Wednesday

134

AQI

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South Africa - Metro Cities AQI

79
127
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
16˚C / 68%
13
14
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
14˚C / 80%
1
1
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
13˚C / 88%
30
44
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
17˚C / 72%

Historic Air Quality Graph of Gauteng

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Best

Oct 1, 2020

Worst

Oct 1, 2020

0

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Comparative Exposure with Gauteng

24 hrs avg AQI

Gauteng

South Africa
56


FAQs of Gauteng's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Gauteng is 56 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated 11 days ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Gauteng is 18 (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 0.72 times the recommended limit.

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

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

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