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Istanbul Air Quality Index (AQI) Live

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

Last Update: 03 Dec 2023, 07:05am

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Major Air Pollutants in Istanbul

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692 (CO)

PM2.5

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

Istanbul - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Istanbul MODERATE 53 22 13 21 17 72
Istanbul Esenyurt GOOD 29 30 7 30 17 72
Istanbul Kagithane MODERATE 53 33 13 36 17 72
Kandilli MODERATE 53 10 13 10 18 60
Istanbul MODERATE 53 32 13 32 17 72
Istanbul GOOD 29 19 7 19 17 72
Istanbul Mecidiyekoy MODERATE 53 39 13 39 17 72
Istanbul GOOD 40 22 7 22 17 72
Istanbul MODERATE 85 115 7 123 17 72
Istanbul Uskudar GOOD 41 44 7 44 17 72
Istanbul GOOD 31 33 7 33 17 72
Istanbul GOOD 29 24 7 18 17 72
Istanbul Kandilli MODERATE 53 30 13 30 17 72
Istanbul Basaksehir MODERATE 53 37 13 37 17 72
Istanbul MODERATE 53 34 13 36 17 72
Avcilar GOOD 29 18 7 19 17 72
Istanbul GOOD 29 20 7 27 17 72
Catladikapi GOOD 29 29 7 29 17 72
Selimiye GOOD 40 31 7 31 17 72
Goztepe MODERATE 71 95 7 95 17 72
Maslak MODERATE 53 27 13 15 17 72
Istanbul GOOD 42 25 10 25 18 60
Istanbul Sultangazi MODERATE 53 34 13 25 17 72
Kumkoy MODERATE 53 22 13 16 17 72
Istanbul Sirinevler GOOD 32 35 7 35 17 72

Weather Conditions in Istanbul

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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 Istanbul

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Istanbul, Turkey?
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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

Istanbul 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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Istanbul

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 Istanbul Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Istanbul is 34 (GOOD) AQI now. This was last updated 1 hour ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Istanbul is 10 (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 0.40 times the recommended limit.

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

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




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