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Istanbul Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time air pollution and PM2.5 level in the city

Last Update: 24 Jan 2022, 07:05pm

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Major Air Pollutants

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Istanbul pm2.5 icon
9 (PM2.5)
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18 (PM10)
Istanbul sulphur sioxide so2 icon
4 (SO2)
Carbon-mono-oxide icon
1 (CO)
Istanbul ozone o3 icon
14 (Ozone)
Istanbul nitrogen dioxide no2 icon
23 (NO2)

Current Air Pollution Level in Istanbul

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Istanbul GOOD 8 9 0 9 0 96
Istanbul Basaksehir MODERATE 53 44 13 12 0 96
Istanbul GOOD 32 35 0 35 0 96
Istanbul Esenyurt GOOD 29 31 0 31 0 96
Istanbul Umraniye MODERATE 61 30 17 30 1 90
Kandilli MODERATE 63 30 18 3 0 96
Istanbul Kagithane MODERATE 66 32 19 11 0 96
Kumkoy MODERATE 63 30 18 9 1 95
Istanbul Uskudar GOOD 13 14 0 14 0 96
Istanbul Kandilli MODERATE 63 30 18 15 0 96
Istanbul GOOD 10 11 0 11 0 96
Istanbul MODERATE 63 33 18 11 0 96
Catladikapi GOOD 21 23 0 23 0 96
Istanbul Sirinevler GOOD 22 24 0 24 0 96
Istanbul MODERATE 66 32 19 27 0 96
Istanbul GOOD 18 19 0 16 0 96
Selimiye GOOD 18 19 0 19 0 96
Istanbul Mecidiyekoy MODERATE 63 38 18 38 0 96
Istanbul MODERATE 66 32 19 9 0 96

Weather Conditions in Istanbul

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Istanbul?
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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 Istanbul

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Istanbul, Turkey?
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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

Istanbul Air Quality Forecast



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AQI

Weather


Temp.


Today

134

AQI

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Friday

134

AQI

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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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Istanbul

AQI Calendar

0-50
Good
51-100
Moderate
101-150
Poor
151-200
Unhealthy
201-300
Severe
301-500
Hazardous

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Comparative Exposure with Istanbul

24 hrs avg AQI

Istanbul

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FAQs of Istanbul's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time AQI in this city is 27 (GOOD) now. This was last updated 31 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 at Istanbul is 9 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 25 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 0.36 times the recommended limit.

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

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




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