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Eastern Cape Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5 air pollution level in South Africa

Last Update: 01 Jul 2022, 02:05am

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Comparative Exposure with Eastern Cape

24 hrs avg AQI

Eastern Cape

South Africa
172

Major Air Pollutants in Eastern Cape

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Eastern Cape pm2.5 icon
129 (PM2.5)
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126 (PM10)
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2 (CO)

PM2.5 8.6X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Eastern Cape is 8.6 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Eastern Cape - Cities Air Pollution Level

CITIES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
East London SEVERE 298 298 399 248 233 16 33
Port Elizabeth GOOD 46 46 19 10 19 11 66

Weather Conditions in Eastern Cape

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Eastern Cape?
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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 Eastern Cape

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How to protect yourself from air pollution around Eastern Cape, South Africa?
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Wear Mask

Not Required
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Stay Indoors

Not Required
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Windows

Keep Open
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Use Purifier

Not Required
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Family

Allow Outdoor

Eastern Cape 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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South Africa - Metro Cities AQI

117
156
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
7˚C / 49%
40
68
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
2˚C / 69%
12
25
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
7˚C / 61%
26
32
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
3˚C / 87%
50
70
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
14˚C / 50%

Historic Air Quality Graph of Eastern Cape

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Best

Oct 1, 2020

Worst

Oct 1, 2020

0

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Comparative Exposure with Eastern Cape

24 hrs avg AQI

Eastern Cape

South Africa
172


FAQs of Eastern Cape's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time AQI in Eastern Cape is 172 (UNHEALTHY) now. This was last updated 2 hours ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 at Eastern Cape is 129 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 25 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 5.16 times the recommended limit.

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

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

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