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North West Air Quality Index (AQI) Live

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level South Africa

Last Update: 25 Feb 2024, 04:05am

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Comparative Exposure with North West

24 hrs avg AQI

North West

South Africa
73

Major Air Pollutants in North West

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60 (CO)

PM2.5 1.5X

The current PM2.5 concentration in North West is 1.5 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

North West - Cities Air Pollution Level

Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Klerksdorp MODERATE 85 85 46 27 36 19 53
Mmabatho MODERATE 66 66 31 19 28 21 47
Potchefstroom MODERATE 84 84 46 28 36 18 60
Rustenburg MODERATE 65 65 44 19 42 20 81
Brits MODERATE 84 84 47 28 42 19 78

Weather Conditions in North West

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in North West?
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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 North West

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

Required
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Stay Indoor

Not Required
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Windows

Keep Close
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Use Purifier

Required
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Family

Avoid Outdoor

North West 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
84
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
19˚C / 78%
73
107
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
18˚C / 83%
25
31
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
19˚C / 85%
36
96
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
18˚C / 80%
21
34
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
23˚C / 85%

Historic Air Quality Graph of North West

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Best

Oct 1, 2020

Worst

Oct 1, 2020

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Comparative Exposure with North West

24 hrs avg AQI

North West

South Africa
73


FAQs of North West's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in North West is 73 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated 3 hours ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in North West is 22 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 15 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5 for 24 hrs mean. Currently, the concentration is 0.88 times the recommended limit.

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

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

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