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Des Moines Air Quality Index (AQI)

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

Last Update: 24 Jan 2022, 07:05am

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Major Air Pollutants

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5 (PM2.5)
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10 (NO2)

Current Air Pollution Level in Des Moines

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Carpenter GOOD 21 8 5 0 0 67

Weather Conditions in Des Moines

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Des Moines?
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Local Time

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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 Des Moines

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Des Moines, United States?
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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

Des Moines 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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Des Moines

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 Des Moines's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time AQI in this city is 8 (GOOD) now. This was last updated 40 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 at Des Moines 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.

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

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




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