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Istanbul Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level İstanbul

Last Update: 05 Dec 2022, 10:05pm

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Major Air Pollutants in Istanbul

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Carbon-mono-oxide icon
532 (CO)
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21 (NO2)

PM2.5

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

Istanbul - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Istanbul MODERATE 57 20 15 6 12 82
Istanbul Kagithane MODERATE 53 20 13 20 12 82
Kandilli MODERATE 57 23 15 5 12 82
Istanbul MODERATE 77 1 15 8 12 82
Istanbul GOOD 17 18 0 18 12 82
Istanbul Mecidiyekoy MODERATE 57 25 15 17 12 82
Istanbul MODERATE 83 3 0 11 12 82
Istanbul Uskudar GOOD 13 14 0 14 12 82
Istanbul GOOD 14 15 0 9 12 82
Istanbul GOOD 18 19 0 19 12 82
Istanbul Umraniye GOOD 29 25 7 25 12 82
Istanbul Basaksehir GOOD 43 46 8 42 12 82
Istanbul MODERATE 53 20 13 20 12 82
Avcilar GOOD 20 7 0 7 12 82
Istanbul GOOD 30 24 0 24 12 82
Selimiye GOOD 15 16 0 16 12 82
Goztepe GOOD 34 37 0 37 12 82
Istanbul GOOD 33 8 8 12 12 82
Istanbul Sultangazi GOOD 33 24 8 24 12 82

Weather Conditions in Istanbul

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Sunrise
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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 Indoor

Not Required
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Windows

Keep Close
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Use Purifier

Not Required
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Family

Allow Outdoor

Istanbul Air Quality Forecast



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Today

134

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Friday

134

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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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FAQs of Istanbul Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Istanbul is 19 (GOOD) AQI now. This was last updated 2 hours ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Istanbul is 6 (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 0.24 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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