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Free State Air Quality Index (AQI)

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

Last Update: 01 Oct 2022, 01:05am

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Comparative Exposure with Free State

24 hrs avg AQI

Free State

South Africa
166

Major Air Pollutants in Free State

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Free State pm2.5 icon
84 (PM2.5)
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157 (PM10)

PM2.5 5.6X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Free State is 5.6 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Free State - Cities Air Pollution Level

CITIES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Bloemfontein UNHEALTHY 166 166 182 84 157 14 67

Weather Conditions in Free State

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Free State?
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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 Free State

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How to protect yourself from air pollution around Free State, South Africa?
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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

Free State 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

35
70
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
19˚C / 34%
34
70
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
19˚C / 43%
31
42
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
15˚C / 59%
37
65
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
22˚C / 80%

Historic Air Quality Graph of Free State

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Best

Oct 1, 2020

Worst

Oct 1, 2020

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Comparative Exposure with Free State

24 hrs avg AQI

Free State

South Africa
166


FAQs of Free State's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time AQI in Free State is 166 (UNHEALTHY) now. This was last updated 2 hours ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 at Free State is 84 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 25 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 3.36 times the recommended limit.

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

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

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