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Gwangju Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level Gwangju

Last Update: 06 Feb 2023, 08:05am

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24 hrs avg AQI

Gwangju

Korea, South

Major Air Pollutants in Gwangju

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Carbon-mono-oxide icon
533 (CO)
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27 (NO2)

PM2.5 1.7X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Gwangju is 1.7 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Gwangju - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Songdan Ri GOOD 33 18 8 18 -2 63
Hwasun Eup GOOD 50 20 12 14 -2 63
Juwol Dong MODERATE 93 53 32 39 -3 68
Damyang Eup MODERATE 87 49 29 44 -3 68
Yuchon dong MODERATE 97 57 34 45 -3 68
Love Dong MODERATE 66 31 19 20 -2 63
Jukhang Dong MODERATE 78 42 25 21 -3 68
Chipyeong Dong MODERATE 97 57 34 41 -2 63
Ilgok dong MODERATE 74 28 23 28 -2 63
One Dong MODERATE 91 52 31 45 -2 63
Konkuk Dong POOR 102 14 36 39 -2 63
Jangseong Eup MODERATE 82 45 27 39 -3 68

Weather Conditions in Gwangju

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Gwangju?
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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 Gwangju

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Gwangju, Korea, South?
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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

Gwangju Air Quality Forecast



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AQI

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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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Gwangju

AQI Calendar

0-50
Good
51-100
Moderate
101-200
Poor
201-300
Unhealthy
301-400
Severe
401-500
Hazardous

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FAQs of Gwangju Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Gwangju is 39 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated 35 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Gwangju is 26 (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 1.04 times the recommended limit.

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

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




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