Primary Pollutant

(AQI)

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Major Air Pollutants in New Zealand

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144 (CO)

PM2.5

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

New Zealand - States Air Pollution Level

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Auckland GOOD 11 11 10 1 10 19 64
Canterbury GOOD 26 26 9 4 8 19 54
Hawke’s Bay GOOD 26 26 28 0 28 17 55
Marlborough GOOD 8 8 8 2 8 16 72
Nelson GOOD 14 14 16 0 16 20 51
Otago MODERATE 61 61 86 0 103 15 51
Southland GOOD 11 11 10 1 9 11 85
Tasman GOOD 7 7 8 0 8 14 78
Waikato GOOD 6 6 7 0 7 18 65

New Zealand - Metro Cities AQI

12
29
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
13˚C / 82%
20
19
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
3˚C / 52%
20
46
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
6˚C / 75%
20
33
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
27˚C / 48%
46
83
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
23˚C / 36%
497
354
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
15˚C / 88%


Historic Air Quality Graph of New Zealand

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FAQs of New Zealand's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


Some facts about air pollution level in New Zealand and what quality of air you breathe in your region.


The real-time air quality in New Zealand is 21 GOOD AQI now. This was last updated 16 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in New Zealand is 0 (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 0.00 times the recommended limit.

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

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



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