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Air Quality in North West, South Africa

Real-time Air Quality Index (AQI) & air pollution level

Last Update: 19 Jan 2022, 01:05am

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Comparative Exposure with North West

24 hrs avg AQI

North West

South Africa
40

Major Air Pollutants

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North West pm2.5 icon
11 (PM2.5)
North West pm10 icon
16 (PM10)
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2 (Ozone)
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1 (NO2)
Current Air Pollution Level in North West
CITIES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Brits GOOD 6 6 6 1 6 18 100
Mmabatho GOOD 29 29 12 7 11 20 93
Potchefstroom MODERATE 78 78 42 25 30 20 84
Rustenburg GOOD 46 46 18 11 17 20 91

Weather Conditions in North West

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

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How to protect yourself from air pollution around North West, 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

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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Current AQI in Metro Cities of South Africa
6
6
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
18˚C / 100%
40
77
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
18˚C / 84%
19
25
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
21˚C / 89%
11
21
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
18˚C / 99%
41
58
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
24˚C / 86%

Historic Air Quality Graph of North West

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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 North West

24 hrs avg AQI

North West

South Africa
40


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 AQI in North West is 40 (GOOD) now. This was last updated 2 hours ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 at North West is 11 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 25 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 0.44 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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