Primary Pollutant

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Last Updated: 1 hour ago

100

(AQI-IN)

95

(AQI-US)

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Pollutants

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Pm 2.5 icon
38 (PM 2.5)
Pm 10 icon
94 (PM 10)
Sulphur Dioxide Icon
3 (SO2)
Carbon-mono-oxide icon
1 (CO)
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5 (Ozone)
Nitrogen Dioxide Icon
4 (NO2)
Air Pollution Level in South Africa
LOCATIONS Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Eastern Cape GOOD 21 21 13 5 13 15 88
Free State HAZARDOUS 359 359 451 168 471 15 22
Gauteng POOR 120 120 142 46 147 17 18
Kwazulu Natal GOOD 29 29 21 5 18 19 80
Limpopo POOR 131 131 95 48 53 21 20
Mpumalanga POOR 110 110 101 44 51 16 25
North West MODERATE 94 94 102 60 105 19 15
Western Cape MODERATE 52 52 41 14 41 16 73
Big Cities of South Africa
38
38
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
18˚C / 13%
110
143
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
16˚C / 22%
90
85
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
22˚C / 8%
92
120
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
20˚C / 16%
34
44
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
19˚C / 82%


Historical Data

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Best

Oct 1, 2020

Worst

Oct 1, 2020

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Historic air quality index graph of South Africa





How do we calculate Air Quality Index ?

Air Quality Index (AQI) is a numerical value indicative of the aggregate levels of major pollutants in the ambient air. The more the AQI value, the more polluted the ambient air. It is descriptive of the magnitude of air pollution at a particular location.


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The real-time AQI in South Africa is 52 (MODERATE). This reading was last taken 1 hour ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in South Africa is 14 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 25 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 0.56 times the recommended limit.

Generally, the air quality at South Africa starts deteriorating in late October. The winters are the worst-hit season in terms of air pollution.