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British Columbia Air Quality Index (AQI)

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

Last Update: 13 Apr 2024, 12:05pm

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Comparative Exposure with British Columbia

24 hrs avg AQI

British Columbia

Canada
22

Major Air Pollutants in British Columbia

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PM2.5

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

British Columbia - Cities Air Pollution Level

Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Sechelt GOOD 13 13 7 3 7 12 66
Sooke GOOD 20 20 18 2 0 9 75
West Vancouver GOOD 29 29 12 7 0 12 66
Kamloops GOOD 19 19 20 3 0 16 23
Burnaby GOOD 26 26 15 6 5 15 54
Port Moody GOOD 33 33 10 8 9 16 51
Victoria GOOD 15 15 16 3 0 13 54
Kent GOOD 13 13 14 3 0 17 47
Vernon GOOD 17 17 17 4 8 16 30
Prince George GOOD 12 12 11 2 7 8 36
Fort St John GOOD 12 12 9 2 7 9 23
Castlegar GOOD 42 42 25 10 25 16 48
Duncan GOOD 30 30 12 7 0 13 56
Abbotsford GOOD 19 19 14 4 4 15 59
Smithers GOOD 12 12 14 2 14 6 36
Creston GOOD 45 45 30 10 29 16 54
Quesnel GOOD 10 10 11 2 1 9 34
Cranbrook GOOD 19 19 20 1 0 17 32
Langley GOOD 32 32 12 7 0 14 58
Kitimat GOOD 12 12 8 3 2 8 52
Surrey GOOD 21 21 11 4 0 13 69
Nanaimo MODERATE 63 63 30 18 0 9 77
Williams Lake GOOD 21 21 23 1 9 9 29
Terrace GOOD 15 15 16 3 0 8 49
Pitt Meadows GOOD 33 33 14 8 0 13 69
Richmond GOOD 15 15 14 3 0 11 82
Colwood GOOD 29 29 16 7 0 14 55
Courtenay GOOD 15 15 16 1 0 10 66
Whistler GOOD 19 19 21 3 0 16 25
New Westminster GOOD 13 13 11 3 0 14 57
Squamish GOOD 25 25 12 6 0 12 66
Delta GOOD 17 17 12 4 0 11 82
Chilliwack GOOD 14 14 15 1 0 17 47
Hope GOOD 13 13 14 3 0 17 47

Weather Conditions in British Columbia

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in British Columbia?
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06:26 AM
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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 British Columbia

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How to protect yourself from air pollution around British Columbia, Canada?
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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

British Columbia Air Quality Forecast



Day

AQI

Weather

Temp.

Today

134

AQI

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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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Canada - Metro Cities AQI

35
32
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
11˚C / 49%
17
16
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
6˚C / 86%
12
29
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
12˚C / 66%
10
31
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
11˚C / 28%
7
18
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
16˚C / 18%
27
25
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
4˚C / 84%
4
18
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
7˚C / 96%
22
23
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
16˚C / 34%

Historic Air Quality Graph of British Columbia

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Best

Oct 1, 2020

Worst

Oct 1, 2020

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Comparative Exposure with British Columbia

24 hrs avg AQI

British Columbia

Canada
22


FAQs of British Columbia's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in British Columbia is 22 (GOOD) AQI now. This was last updated 7 hours ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in British Columbia is 5 (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 0.20 times the recommended limit.

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

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

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