Primary Pollutant


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Major Air Pollutants in Uganda

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PM2.5 2.2X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Uganda is 2.2 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Uganda - States Air Pollution Level

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Gulu MODERATE 87 87 48 29 36 20 86
Iganga MODERATE 74 74 38 22 33 18 95
Jinja MODERATE 58 58 51 25 11 20 83
Kabale MODERATE 55 55 24 14 19 15 98
Kabarole MODERATE 78 78 41 25 36 19 93
Kampala MODERATE 85 85 57 37 21 20 94
Mukono MODERATE 60 60 28 17 24 20 94
Wakiso MODERATE 92 92 55 33 44 20 94

Uganda - Metro Cities AQI

20˚C / 94%
20˚C / 83%
20˚C / 94%
20˚C / 86%
20˚C / 94%

Historic Air Quality Graph of Uganda


Oct 1, 2020


Oct 1, 2020


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FAQs of Uganda's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)

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

The real-time air quality in Uganda is 53 MODERATE AQI now. This was last updated 2 hours ago .

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

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

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