Primary Pollutant

(AQI)

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Major Air Pollutants in United Kingdom

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United Kingdom pm2.5 icon
3 (PM2.5)
United Kingdom pm 10 icon
7 (PM10)
United Kingdom o3 ozone icon
15 (Ozone)
United Kingdom no2 nitrogen dioxide icon
4 (NO2)

PM2.5

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

United Kingdom - States Air Pollution Level

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Angus GOOD 8 8 4 2 4 18 49
Belfast GOOD 18 18 18 3 6 16 63
Bexley GOOD 14 14 12 2 4 19 52
Birmingham GOOD 18 18 20 3 6 4 81
Blackpool GOOD 21 21 23 3 7 17 63
Bournemouth GOOD 25 25 22 6 0 19 64
Brent GOOD 12 12 12 2 10 22 41
Bristol,City Of GOOD 21 21 19 5 9 18 68
Bury GOOD 9 9 19 0 10 17 63
Camden GOOD 18 18 13 4 5 21 42
Cardiff GOOD 42 42 20 10 8 18 64
Clackmannanshire GOOD 8 8 6 2 6 17 59
Cornwall GOOD 18 18 19 2 8 17 61
Coventry GOOD 20 20 22 3 6 17 63
Derbyshire GOOD 16 16 17 2 6 18 61
Derry And Strabane GOOD 20 20 16 3 4 15 72
Devon GOOD 29 29 12 7 12 19 66
Dorset GOOD 21 21 22 5 0 19 64
Dundee City GOOD 9 9 5 2 5 17 63
East Dunbartonshire GOOD 19 19 20 3 6 16 68
Edinburgh, City of GOOD 16 16 17 2 4 16 63
Edinburgh,City Of GOOD 16 16 17 2 4 16 63
Falkirk GOOD 11 11 7 3 6 17 54
Fife GOOD 8 8 5 2 5 17 63
Gateshead GOOD 19 19 20 2 9 18 56
Glasgow City GOOD 18 18 17 4 8 -1 91
Greenwich GOOD 22 22 6 4 4 20 52
Harrow GOOD 13 13 12 3 6 21 43
Hillingdon GOOD 21 21 23 3 6 22 41
Inverclyde GOOD 19 19 20 3 8 15 67
Kent GOOD 30 30 32 3 6 22 41
Kingston Upon Hull,City Of GOOD 19 19 21 4 8 21 49
Knowsley GOOD 21 21 23 2 11 17 63
Lancashire GOOD 21 21 23 3 7 16 72
Leeds GOOD 26 26 24 5 10 8 76
Leicester GOOD 17 17 18 3 10 18 56
Lewisham GOOD 26 26 20 4 2 19 52
London,City Of GOOD 23 23 16 6 12 21 43
Manchester GOOD 19 19 20 4 8 17 63
Medway GOOD 28 28 30 2 11 22 41
Merton GOOD 50 50 54 10 54 22 50
Midlothian GOOD 22 22 24 2 4 17 55
Neath Port Talbot GOOD 19 19 20 2 5 17 65
Newham GOOD 17 17 17 4 9 22 40
Norfolk GOOD 26 26 28 3 8 17 72
Northamptonshire GOOD 38 38 23 9 6 18 80
Nottingham GOOD 29 29 20 7 10 18 56
Oxfordshire GOOD 13 13 6 3 6 19 60
Pembrokeshire GOOD 21 21 23 1 3 18 52
Perth And Kinross GOOD 11 11 5 3 5 17 62
Plymouth GOOD 21 21 23 4 9 17 62
Portsmouth GOOD 23 23 25 4 8 21 49
Reading GOOD 21 21 23 2 6 19 56
Redbridge GOOD 18 18 20 2 8 20 48
Redcar And Cleveland GOOD 19 19 20 1 9 17 63
Richmond Upon Thames GOOD 20 20 17 2 8 21 42
Salford GOOD 17 17 16 4 7 17 63
Sheffield GOOD 19 19 20 4 6 18 60
South Lanarkshire GOOD 19 19 20 3 8 16 68
Southampton GOOD 14 14 15 3 7 21 53
Southend On Sea GOOD 26 26 28 2 5 22 38
Stockport GOOD 10 10 11 0 11 17 63
Stockton On Tees GOOD 22 22 19 4 8 17 63
Sunderland GOOD 17 17 18 2 5 18 45
Swansea GOOD 42 42 19 10 4 17 63
Thurrock GOOD 8 8 6 2 6 22 41
Tower Hamlets GOOD 19 19 21 3 10 22 38
Warrington GOOD 18 18 19 2 10 18 62
Warwickshire GOOD 19 19 21 3 6 17 63
Wigan GOOD 21 21 23 3 5 18 60
Wirral GOOD 20 20 22 4 7 17 63
Wrexham GOOD 21 21 23 2 4 17 63
York GOOD 22 22 24 4 10 18 64

United Kingdom - Metro Cities AQI

16
23
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
21˚C / 43%
20
18
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
4˚C / 81%
20
19
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
17˚C / 63%
16
18
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-3˚C / 93%
19
21
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
18˚C / 68%
20
19
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
18˚C / 60%
24
22
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
1˚C / 90%
20
29
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
18˚C / 56%


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FAQs of United Kingdom's Air Quality

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The current Air Quality Index (AQI) in United Kingdom is 17 GOOD air quality. This reading was last taken 2 hours ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in United Kingdom is 4 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 15 µg/m³ 24 hrs as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 0.16 times the recommended limit.

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

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



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