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Rustenburg Air Quality Index (AQI) | South Africa

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level North West

Last Update: 15 Jun 2024, 01:19pm

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Major Air Pollutants in Rustenburg

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421 (CO)

PM2.5 1.7X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Rustenburg is 1.7 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Rustenburg - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Thabazimbi MODERATE 57 30 15 30 15 66
Phokeng MODERATE 59 31 16 31 13 66
Marikana Community Centre POOR 161 179 75 219 15 24
Lebone MODERATE 63 30 18 30 14 65
Luka MODERATE 59 30 16 30 13 65
Ratanang MODERATE 59 30 16 30 13 65

Weather Conditions in Rustenburg

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Rustenburg?
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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 Rustenburg

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Rustenburg, South Africa?
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Wear Mask

Required
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Stay Indoor

Not Required
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Windows

Keep Close
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Use Purifier

Required
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Family

Allow Outdoor

Rustenburg 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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Rustenburg

AQI Calendar

0-50
Good
51-100
Moderate
101-200
Poor
201-300
Unhealthy
301-400
Severe
401-500
Hazardous

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FAQs of Rustenburg Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Rustenburg is 55 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Rustenburg is 26 (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 1.04 times the recommended limit.

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

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




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