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North Korea Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level

Last Update: 21 Jan 2022, 12:05pm





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Major Air Pollutants

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24 (PM2.5)
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37 (PM10)
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5 (SO2)
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31 (Ozone)
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8 (NO2)

Current Air Pollution Level in North Korea

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Hwangnam MODERATE 65 65 38 19 32 -2 44
P Yongbuk MODERATE 88 88 49 29 42 -7 41

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Historic Air Quality Graph of North Korea


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FAQs of North Korea's Air Quality

(Frequently Asked Questions)

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

The current Air Quality Index (AQI) in North Korea is 43 MODERATE air quality. This reading was last taken 2 hours ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in North Korea is 29 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 25 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 1.16 times the recommended limit. 1.16

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

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

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