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Islamabad Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5 air pollution level in Pakistan

Last Update: 27 Sep 2022, 09:05pm

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Comparative Exposure with Islamabad

24 hrs avg AQI

Islamabad

Pakistan
158

Major Air Pollutants in Islamabad

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69 (PM2.5)

PM2.5 4.6X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Islamabad is 4.6 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Islamabad - Cities Air Pollution Level

CITIES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Islamabad UNHEALTHY 158 158 130 69 0 26 59

Weather Conditions in Islamabad

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Islamabad?
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Local Time

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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 Islamabad

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How to protect yourself from air pollution around Islamabad, Pakistan?
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Wear Mask

Required
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Stay Indoor

Required
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Windows

Close Door
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Use Purifier

Required
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Family

Avoid Outdoor

Islamabad Air Quality Forecast



Day

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

AQI

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Wednesday

134

AQI

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Pakistan - Metro Cities AQI

25
57
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
27˚C / 79%
130
158
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
28˚C / 66%
130
158
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
26˚C / 59%

Historic Air Quality Graph of Islamabad

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Best

Oct 1, 2020

Worst

Oct 1, 2020

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Comparative Exposure with Islamabad

24 hrs avg AQI

Islamabad

Pakistan
158


FAQs of Islamabad's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time AQI in Islamabad is 158 (UNHEALTHY) now. This was last updated 3 hours ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 at Islamabad is 69 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 25 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 2.76 times the recommended limit.

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

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

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