Primary Pollutant

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Nairobi City Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5 air pollution level in Kenya

Last Update: 07 Oct 2022, 01:05am

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Comparative Exposure with Nairobi City

24 hrs avg AQI

Nairobi City

Kenya
42

Major Air Pollutants in Nairobi City

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Nairobi City pm2.5 icon
10 (PM2.5)

PM2.5

The current PM2.5 concentration in Nairobi City is ✓below the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Nairobi City - Cities Air Pollution Level

CITIES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Nairobi GOOD 42 42 16 10 0 16 88

Weather Conditions in Nairobi City

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Nairobi City?
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Local Time

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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 Nairobi City

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How to protect yourself from air pollution around Nairobi City, Kenya?
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Wear Mask

Not Required
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Stay Indoors

Not Required
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Windows

Keep Open
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Use Purifier

Not Required
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Family

Allow Outdoor

Nairobi City Air Quality Forecast



Day

AQI

Weather

Temp.

Today

134

AQI

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Friday

134

AQI

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Saturday

134

AQI

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Sunday

134

AQI

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Monday

134

AQI

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Tuesday

134

AQI

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Wednesday

134

AQI

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Kenya - Metro Cities AQI

13
34
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
22˚C / 39%
40
40
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
21˚C / 35%
50
80
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
13˚C / 88%
12
26
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
16˚C / 100%
70
116
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
19˚C / 37%
31
53
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
23˚C / 89%

Historic Air Quality Graph of Nairobi City

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Best

Oct 1, 2020

Worst

Oct 1, 2020

0

Explore an insightful air pollution data for last 24 hrs, 7 days & 1 month




Comparative Exposure with Nairobi City

24 hrs avg AQI

Nairobi City

Kenya
42


FAQs of Nairobi City's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time AQI in Nairobi City is 42 (GOOD) now. This was last updated 3 hours ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 at Nairobi City is 10 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 25 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 0.40 times the recommended limit.

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

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

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