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Lima Air Quality Index (AQI)

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

Last Update: 05 Dec 2022, 03:05am

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Comparative Exposure with Lima

24 hrs avg AQI

Lima

Peru
85

Major Air Pollutants in Lima

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Lima carbon monoxide icon
767 (CO)

PM2.5 1.9X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Lima is 1.9 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Lima - Cities Air Pollution Level

Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Lima MODERATE 85 85 54 28 44 0 0

Weather Conditions in Lima

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Lima?
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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 Lima

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How to protect yourself from air pollution around Lima, Peru?
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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

Avoid Outdoor

Lima 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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Peru - Metro Cities AQI

18
44
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-3˚C / 84%
12
29
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
7˚C / 81%
23
53
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
25˚C / 44%
285
183
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
23˚C / 36%

Historic Air Quality Graph of Lima

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Best

Oct 1, 2020

Worst

Oct 1, 2020

0

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Comparative Exposure with Lima

24 hrs avg AQI

Lima

Peru
85


FAQs of Lima's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Lima is 85 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated 2 hours ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Lima is 28 (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 1.12 times the recommended limit.

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

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

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