Primary Pollutant

(AQI)

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Major Air Pollutants in Chile

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387 (CO)

PM2.5 3.1X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Chile is 3.1 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 40 40 24 10 26 16 75
Araucania GOOD 16 16 10 3 10 11 98
Arica Y Parinacota GOOD 46 46 18 11 0 22 78
Atacama MODERATE 70 70 33 21 10 19 83
Aysen GOOD 14 14 6 3 1 15 77
Biobio MODERATE 99 99 126 61 92 16 73
Coquimbo MODERATE 77 77 41 25 22 17 88
Libertador General Bernardo O Higgins UNHEALTHY 162 162 164 78 109 19 50
Los Lagos GOOD 16 16 8 4 6 13 100
Los Rios GOOD 16 16 17 2 17 10 97
Magallanes Y De La Antartica Chilena GOOD 4 4 2 1 0 12 77
Maule SEVERE 208 208 240 134 131 17 46
Region Metropolitana UNHEALTHY 152 152 108 59 112 21 56
Tarapaca GOOD 25 25 10 6 0 22 73
Valparaiso POOR 107 107 68 38 65 16 88

Chile - Metro Cities AQI

19
46
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
5˚C / 73%
24
47
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
3˚C / 93%
56
97
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-3˚C / 93%
27
36
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
22˚C / 57%
27
59
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
18˚C / 88%
191
168
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
17˚C / 59%


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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 90 MODERATE AQI now. This was last updated 29 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Chile is 38 (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 1.52 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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