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Costa Rica Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level

Last Update: 20 Jan 2022, 11:05pm





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Major Air Pollutants

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6 (PM2.5)

Current Air Pollution Level in Costa Rica

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
San Jose GOOD 25 25 10 6 0 18 60

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Historic Air Quality Graph of Costa Rica


Oct 1, 2020


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FAQs of Costa Rica's Air Quality

(Frequently Asked Questions)

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

The current Air Quality Index (AQI) in Costa Rica is 10 GOOD air quality. This reading was last taken 40 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Costa Rica is 6 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 25 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 0.24 times the recommended limit. 0.24

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

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

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