Primary Pollutant


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Major Air Pollutants in United Arab Emirates

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United Arab Emirates pm2.5 icon
13 (PM2.5)
United Arab Emirates pm 10 icon
215 (PM10)
United Arab Emirates so2 sulphur dioxide icon
6 (SO2)
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33 (Ozone)
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7 (NO2)


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

United Arab Emirates - States Air Pollution Level

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Abu Zaby POOR 114 114 205 3 229 38 34
Dubai SEVERE 216 216 335 166 0 38 42

United Arab Emirates - Metro Cities AQI

21˚C / 60%
16˚C / 63%
9˚C / 93%
4˚C / 100%
38˚C / 40%

Historic Air Quality Graph of United Arab Emirates


Oct 1, 2020


Oct 1, 2020


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FAQs of United Arab Emirates's Air Quality

(Frequently Asked Questions)

Some facts about air pollution level in United Arab Emirates and what quality of air you breathe in your region.

The current Air Quality Index (AQI) in United Arab Emirates is 213 POOR air quality. This reading was last taken 47 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in United Arab Emirates is 166 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 15 µg/m³ 24 hrs as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 6.64 times the recommended limit.

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

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

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