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Johannesburg Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution in Gauteng

Last Update: 06 Oct 2022, 04:05pm

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Major Air Pollutants in Johannesburg

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Johannesburg pm2.5 icon
20 (PM2.5)
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46 (PM10)
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10 (Ozone)
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6 (NO2)

PM2.5 1.3X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Johannesburg is 1.3 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Johannesburg - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Bedfordview MODERATE 74 47 23 47 31 14
Diepkloof MODERATE 59 45 16 45 31 14

Weather Conditions in Johannesburg

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Johannesburg?
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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 Johannesburg

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Johannesburg, 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

Johannesburg Air Quality Forecast



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Today

134

AQI

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Friday

134

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Saturday

134

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Sunday

134

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Monday

134

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Tuesday

134

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Wednesday

134

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Johannesburg

AQI Calendar

0-50
Good
51-100
Moderate
101-150
Poor
151-200
Unhealthy
201-300
Severe
301-500
Hazardous

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FAQs of Johannesburg Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Johannesburg is 46 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated 2 hours ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Johannesburg is 20 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 25 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 0.80 times the recommended limit.

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

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




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