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Kolkata Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level West Bengal

Last Update: 09 Feb 2023, 05:06am

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Major Air Pollutants in Kolkata

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448 (CO)

PM2.5 3.1X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Kolkata is 3.1 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Kolkata - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Ballygunge POOR 112 77 40 77 24 89
Kolkata Us Consulate POOR 162 156 77 0 24 89
Jadavpur POOR 134 82 49 75 24 89
Fort William POOR 124 79 45 79 24 89
Victoria POOR 147 90 54 77 24 89
Rabindra Sarobar MODERATE 80 59 26 59 24 89
Dhakuria POOR 115 75 41 75 24 89
Kulia POOR 153 98 59 53 24 89
Ballygunge POOR 107 70 38 70 24 89
Jadavpur POOR 107 68 38 68 24 89
Tangra POOR 134 82 49 70 24 89
Chetla POOR 107 68 38 68 24 89

Weather Conditions in Kolkata

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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 Kolkata

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Kolkata, India?
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Wear Mask

Required
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Stay Indoor

Required
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Windows

Keep Close
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Use Purifier

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Family

Allow Outdoor

Kolkata Air Quality Forecast



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Today

134

AQI

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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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Kolkata

AQI Calendar

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Good
51-100
Moderate
101-200
Poor
201-300
Unhealthy
301-400
Severe
401-500
Hazardous

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FAQs of Kolkata Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Kolkata is 84 (POOR) AQI now. This was last updated 19 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Kolkata is 46 (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 1.84 times the recommended limit.

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

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




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