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Gwangju Air Quality Index (AQI)

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

Last Update: 28 Sep 2022, 05:05pm

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Comparative Exposure with Gwangju

24 hrs avg AQI

Gwangju

Korea, South

Major Air Pollutants in Gwangju

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Gwangju pm2.5 icon
18 (PM2.5)
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30 (PM10)
Gwangju sulphur sioxide so2 icon
4 (SO2)
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48 (Ozone)
Gwangju nitrogen dioxide no2 icon
14 (NO2)

PM2.5 1.2X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Gwangju is 1.2 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
Seoseok Dong MODERATE 59 54 16 28 25 53
Gokseong Eup GOOD 42 45 10 29 25 53
Gwangju MODERATE 82 54 27 37 24 63
Songdan Ri GOOD 42 28 10 19 24 63
Hwasun Eup MODERATE 61 57 17 22 24 63
Juwol Dong MODERATE 76 48 24 41 24 63
Damyang Eup MODERATE 53 45 13 22 24 63
Yuchon-dong MODERATE 74 51 23 35 24 63
Oseon Dong MODERATE 61 52 17 36 24 63
Nongseong Dong MODERATE 61 52 17 32 24 63
Love Dong MODERATE 59 49 16 22 24 63
Usandong(Gwangju) MODERATE 74 45 23 37 24 63
Sunchang Eup GOOD 46 41 11 21 25 53
Ilgok-dong MODERATE 66 52 19 25 25 53
One Dong MODERATE 63 46 18 33 25 53
Konkuk Dong MODERATE 76 47 24 43 24 63
Nodae Dong MODERATE 72 58 22 30 25 53
Jangseong Eup MODERATE 74 45 23 34 24 63

Weather 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 Indoors

Not Required
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Windows

Keep Close
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Use Purifier

Required
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Family

Avoid Outdoor

Gwangju Air Quality Forecast



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AQI

Weather


Temp.


Today

134

AQI

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Friday

134

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Saturday

134

AQI

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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
101-150
Poor
151-200
Unhealthy
201-300
Severe
301-500
Hazardous

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Comparative Exposure with Gwangju

24 hrs avg AQI

Gwangju

Korea, South



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 48 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated 1 hour ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Gwangju is 18 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 25 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 0.72 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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