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Western Cape Air Quality Index (AQI)

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

Last Update: 01 Jul 2022, 03:05am

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Comparative Exposure with Western Cape

24 hrs avg AQI

Western Cape

South Africa
32

Major Air Pollutants in Western Cape

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Western Cape pm2.5 icon
8 (PM2.5)
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14 (PM10)
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1 (SO2)
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11 (Ozone)
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2 (NO2)

PM2.5

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

Western Cape - Cities Air Pollution Level

CITIES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Cape Town GOOD 13 13 10 3 9 16 48
George GOOD 42 42 19 10 19 21 31
Paarl GOOD 13 13 14 0 0 16 48
Vanrhynsdorp GOOD 21 21 14 5 5 18 37
Worcester MODERATE 70 70 39 21 39 8 48

Weather Conditions in Western Cape

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Western Cape?
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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 Western Cape

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How to protect yourself from air pollution around Western Cape, 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

Western Cape 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

117
156
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
3˚C / 70%
40
68
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
2˚C / 69%
25
50
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
7˚C / 61%
26
32
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
3˚C / 87%
67
94
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
14˚C / 50%

Historic Air Quality Graph of Western Cape

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Best

Oct 1, 2020

Worst

Oct 1, 2020

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Comparative Exposure with Western Cape

24 hrs avg AQI

Western Cape

South Africa
32


FAQs of Western Cape's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time AQI in Western Cape is 32 (GOOD) now. This was last updated 56 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 at Western Cape is 8 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 25 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 0.32 times the recommended limit.

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

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

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