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British Columbia Air Quality Index (AQI)

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

Last Update: 30 Jan 2023, 11:05pm

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Comparative Exposure with British Columbia

24 hrs avg AQI

British Columbia

Canada
51

Major Air Pollutants in British Columbia

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PM2.5 1X

The current PM2.5 concentration in British Columbia is 1 times above 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
Abbotsford POOR 139 139 85 51 0 -1 79
Burnaby GOOD 10 10 10 2 10 0 64
Campbell River MODERATE 78 78 42 25 0 1 69
Chilliwack GOOD 29 29 30 7 30 0 72
Courtenay MODERATE 78 78 42 25 0 2 76
Cranbrook MODERATE 89 89 49 30 0 -18 77
Creston MODERATE 57 57 17 15 17 -11 77
Duncan MODERATE 72 72 37 22 0 0 95
Fort St John GOOD 14 14 13 3 13 -11 92
Kitimat GOOD 25 25 10 6 0 -4 93
Nanaimo MODERATE 85 85 49 29 0 0 89
North Cowichan MODERATE 66 66 31 19 0 0 95
Port Alberni MODERATE 99 99 58 35 0 4 90
Port Moody GOOD 33 33 13 8 12 0 59
Powell River GOOD 50 50 20 12 0 0 80
Prince George MODERATE 76 76 33 24 33 -11 85
Sechelt MODERATE 68 68 34 20 27 0 88
Smithers GOOD 38 38 24 9 24 -10 92
Sooke GOOD 29 29 31 0 0 4 84
Surrey GOOD 25 25 9 6 0 0 59
Victoria MODERATE 57 57 25 15 0 3 86
Williams Lake GOOD 10 10 8 2 8 -10 85

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
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 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

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Today

134

AQI

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Friday

134

AQI

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Saturday

134

AQI

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Sunday

134

AQI

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Monday

134

AQI

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Tuesday

134

AQI

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Wednesday

134

AQI

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Canada - Metro Cities AQI

23
22
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-7˚C / 71%
21
52
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-12˚C / 88%
6
17
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-9˚C / 100%
14
39
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-14˚C / 75%
25
23
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-9˚C / 79%

Historic Air Quality Graph of British Columbia

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Best

Oct 1, 2020

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Oct 1, 2020

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Comparative Exposure with British Columbia

24 hrs avg AQI

British Columbia

Canada
51


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 51 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated 7 hours ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in British Columbia is 15 (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 0.60 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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