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Addis Ababa Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level Adis Abeba

Last Update: 06 Dec 2022, 10:01pm

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Major Air Pollutants in Addis Ababa

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PM2.5 1.2X

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

Addis Ababa - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Addis Ababa International Community School MODERATE 57 25 15 0 15 46
Skyline MODERATE 84 47 28 32 17 45
Black lion Hospital MODERATE 74 38 23 27 17 45
ALERT Hospital/Armauer Hansen Research Institute MODERATE 57 26 15 16 17 45
AAU 4K GOOD 29 11 7 7 17 45

Weather Conditions in Addis Ababa

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Addis Ababa?
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Sunrise
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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 Addis Ababa

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Addis Ababa, Ethiopia?
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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

Allow Outdoor

Addis Ababa 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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Addis Ababa

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 Addis Ababa Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Addis Ababa is 29 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated 54 minutes ago .

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

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




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