Primary Pollutant

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Last Updated: 4 minutes ago

27

(AQI-IN)

34

(AQI-US)

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Pollutants

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Pm 2.5 icon
8 (PM 2.5)
Pm 10 icon
23 (PM 10)
Sulphur Dioxide Icon
2 (SO2)
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8 (Ozone)
Nitrogen Dioxide Icon
3 (NO2)
Air Pollution Level in South Africa
LOCATIONS Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Eastern Cape GOOD 26 26 21 6 21 17 58
Free State GOOD 31 31 34 4 34 18 11
Gauteng GOOD 29 29 22 5 19 25 14
Kwazulu Natal GOOD 18 18 10 3 5 17 93
Limpopo MODERATE 60 60 50 17 44 29 45
Mpumalanga MODERATE 60 60 46 17 40 22 45
North West GOOD 13 13 14 2 7 23 26
Western Cape GOOD 28 28 24 7 22 16 68
Big Cities of South Africa
11
13
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
27˚C / 12%
22
36
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
23˚C / 12%
22
22
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
27˚C / 11%
66
68
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
29˚C / 43%


Historical Data

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Best

Oct 1, 2020

Worst

Oct 1, 2020

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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 28 (GOOD). This reading was last taken 4 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in South Africa is 7 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 25 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 0.28 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.