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Iquique Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution in Tarapaca

Last Update: 06 Oct 2022, 10:05am

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Major Air Pollutants in Iquique

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19 (PM2.5)

PM2.5 1.3X

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

Iquique - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Alto Hospicio MODERATE 66 31 19 0 16 63

Weather Conditions in Iquique

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Iquique?
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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 Iquique

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Iquique, Chile?
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Wear Mask

Required
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Stay Indoors

Not Required
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Windows

Keep Close
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Use Purifier

Required
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Family

Avoid Outdoor

Iquique 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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Iquique

AQI Calendar

0-50
Good
51-100
Moderate
101-150
Poor
151-200
Unhealthy
201-300
Severe
301-500
Hazardous

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FAQs of Iquique Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Iquique is 31 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated 3 hours ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Iquique is 19 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 25 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 0.76 times the recommended limit.

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

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




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