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Durban Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution in Kwazulu Natal

Last Update: 26 Sep 2022, 04:05am

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24 hrs avg AQI

Durban

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Major Air Pollutants in Durban

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14 (PM2.5)
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23 (PM10)
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1 (SO2)

PM2.5

The current PM2.5 concentration in Durban is ✓below the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Durban - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
City Hall Durban GOOD 1 1 0 0 21 71
Wentworth Reservior MODERATE 80 44 26 41 21 71
New Germany MODERATE 59 27 16 27 21 71

Weather Conditions in Durban

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Durban?
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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 Durban

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Durban, 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

Durban Air Quality Forecast



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Today

134

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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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Durban

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 Durban Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Durban is 24 (GOOD) AQI now. This was last updated 51 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Durban is 14 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 25 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 0.56 times the recommended limit.

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

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




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