Primary Pollutant

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South Korea Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level

Last Update: 20 Jan 2022, 08:05pm

37

(AQI-IN)

66

(AQI-US)

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Major Air Pollutants

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South Korea pm2.5 icon
20 (PM2.5)
South Korea pm 10 icon
30 (PM10)
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3 (SO2)
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15 (Ozone)
South Korea no2 nitrogen dioxide icon
30 (NO2)

Current Air Pollution Level in South Korea

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Busan GOOD 49 49 23 12 18 2 39
Chungbuk MODERATE 75 75 41 24 34 -3 44
Chungnam MODERATE 81 81 48 26 39 -1 38
Daegu MODERATE 65 65 33 19 32 0 40
Daejeon MODERATE 70 70 46 21 46 -2 44
Gangwon GOOD 45 45 26 12 18 -4 69
Gwangju MODERATE 78 78 44 25 31 0 41
Gyeongbuk MODERATE 55 55 34 16 24 -1 39
Gyeonggi MODERATE 73 73 41 23 34 -2 38
Gyeongnam MODERATE 51 51 26 13 23 1 34
Incheon MODERATE 62 62 31 17 28 -3 52
Jeju GOOD 50 50 34 13 21 1 43
Jeonbuk MODERATE 89 89 50 30 43 -2 55
Jeonnam MODERATE 68 68 36 21 31 1 40
Sejong MODERATE 73 73 40 23 37 -2 48
Seoul MODERATE 70 70 35 21 29 0 0
Ulsan GOOD 26 26 21 5 15 1 67

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FAQs of South Korea's Air Quality

(Frequently Asked Questions)


Some facts about air pollution level in South Korea and what quality of air you breathe in your region.


The current Air Quality Index (AQI) in South Korea is 37 MODERATE air quality. This reading was last taken 45 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in South Korea is 5 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 25 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 0.20 times the recommended limit. 0.20

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

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



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