Primary Pollutant

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Seoul Air Quality Index (AQI)

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

Last Update: 09 Feb 2023, 08:05am

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24 hrs avg AQI

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Major Air Pollutants in Seoul

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Carbon-mono-oxide icon
593 (CO)
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41 (NO2)

PM2.5 1.3X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Seoul is 1.3 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Seoul - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Seongdong Gu MODERATE 63 35 18 35 -5 79
Dongdaemun Gu MODERATE 70 35 21 32 -5 73
Sinchon MODERATE 68 3 20 31 -5 73
Naebusunhwanro MODERATE 66 31 19 28 -5 79
Dobong Gu MODERATE 72 37 22 29 -5 73
Jongno Gu MODERATE 72 37 22 31 -5 73
Yongsan Gu MODERATE 74 38 23 34 -5 73
Gangbuk Gu MODERATE 63 30 18 28 -5 79
Bulgwang Dong GOOD 38 25 9 25 -5 79
Cheonggyecheon MODERATE 63 30 18 29 -5 79
Seongbuk Gu MODERATE 74 38 23 32 -5 73
Seoul MODERATE 78 42 25 37 -5 73
Gangbyeonbukro MODERATE 74 38 23 30 -5 73
Seouryeok MODERATE 63 30 18 29 -5 79

Weather Conditions in Seoul

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Seoul?
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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 Seoul

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Seoul, 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

Seoul Air Quality Forecast



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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

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Wednesday

134

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Seoul

AQI Calendar

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

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Comparative Exposure with Seoul

24 hrs avg AQI

Seoul

Korea, South



FAQs of Seoul Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Seoul is 32 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated 55 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Seoul is 20 (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 0.80 times the recommended limit.

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

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




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