Primary Pollutant

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Major Air Pollutants in Korea, South

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PM2.5 1.1X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Korea, South is 1.1 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Korea, South - States Air Pollution Level

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Busan MODERATE 77 77 46 25 45 8 49
Chungbuk MODERATE 65 65 40 20 35 -5 45
Chungnam GOOD 37 37 29 8 17 -2 55
Daegu MODERATE 85 85 56 28 56 2 32
Daejeon GOOD 48 48 32 12 30 -3 46
Gangwon GOOD 43 43 31 10 18 -7 46
Gwangju MODERATE 78 78 52 25 52 0 68
Gyeongbuk MODERATE 78 78 49 25 48 -2 58
Gyeonggi GOOD 29 29 24 6 15 -4 41
Gyeongnam MODERATE 80 80 50 26 49 4 63
Incheon GOOD 30 30 23 7 15 -3 33
Jeju MODERATE 85 85 58 29 57 7 83
Jeonbuk GOOD 50 50 32 13 28 1 56
Jeonnam MODERATE 79 79 51 26 49 4 67
Sejong GOOD 40 40 27 9 21 -2 50
Seoul GOOD 23 23 23 3 11 -4 46
Ulsan MODERATE 98 98 60 34 56 1 63

Korea, South - Metro Cities AQI

12
29
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
14˚C / 83%
21
20
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
3˚C / 52%
23
46
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
6˚C / 75%
22
36
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
23˚C / 57%
46
83
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
21˚C / 51%
443
303
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
15˚C / 82%


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FAQs of Korea, South's Air Quality Index

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Some facts about air pollution level in Korea, South and what quality of air you breathe in your region.


The real-time air quality in Korea, South is 39 MODERATE AQI now. This was last updated 24 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Korea, South is 34 (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 1.36 times the recommended limit.

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

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



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