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Gauteng Air Quality Index (AQI)

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

Last Update: 28 Sep 2022, 01:05am

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Comparative Exposure with Gauteng

24 hrs avg AQI

Gauteng

South Africa
86

Major Air Pollutants in Gauteng

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Gauteng pm2.5 icon
25 (PM2.5)
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60 (PM10)
Gauteng sulphur dioxide icon
3 (SO2)
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8 (Ozone)
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3 (NO2)

PM2.5 1.7X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Gauteng is 1.7 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Gauteng - Cities Air Pollution Level

CITIES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Alberton MODERATE 96 96 106 20 110 19 44
Centurion MODERATE 51 51 36 12 36 21 46
Johannesburg MODERATE 98 98 58 34 55 21 43
Pretoria MODERATE 74 74 38 23 12 21 51
Roodepoort MODERATE 80 80 49 26 49 23 33
Sandton MODERATE 96 96 57 34 49 20 49
Springs MODERATE 95 95 81 23 82 19 51
Vanderbijlpark POOR 111 111 79 39 79 20 43
Vereeniging MODERATE 52 52 39 15 29 20 43

Weather Conditions in Gauteng

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Gauteng?
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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 Gauteng

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

Required
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Stay Indoors

Not Required
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Windows

Keep Close
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Use Purifier

Required
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Family

Avoid Outdoor

Gauteng 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

47
70
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
22˚C / 41%
58
98
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
21˚C / 43%
38
74
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
21˚C / 51%
32
57
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
19˚C / 73%
32
66
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
22˚C / 91%

Historic Air Quality Graph of Gauteng

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Best

Oct 1, 2020

Worst

Oct 1, 2020

0

Explore an insightful air pollution data for last 24 hrs, 7 days & 1 month




Comparative Exposure with Gauteng

24 hrs avg AQI

Gauteng

South Africa
86


FAQs of Gauteng's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time AQI in Gauteng is 86 (MODERATE) now. This was last updated 38 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 at Gauteng is 25 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 25 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 1.00 times the recommended limit.

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

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

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