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Major Air Pollutants in Korea, South

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448 (CO)
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25 (NO2)

PM2.5 1.1X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Korea, South is 1.1 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Korea, South - States Air Pollution Level

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Busan MODERATE 51 51 27 14 24 -5 58
Chungbuk MODERATE 64 64 32 18 32 -8 80
Chungnam MODERATE 61 61 36 18 34 -5 82
Daegu MODERATE 65 65 35 19 34 -6 53
Daejeon MODERATE 61 61 31 17 32 -8 79
Gangwon MODERATE 54 54 32 15 26 -8 67
Gwangju MODERATE 55 55 30 15 29 -3 80
Gyeongbuk MODERATE 56 56 31 15 28 -4 53
Gyeonggi MODERATE 60 60 36 16 36 -6 93
Gyeongnam MODERATE 54 54 28 15 25 -4 53
Incheon MODERATE 67 67 38 20 39 -7 99
Jeju GOOD 36 36 27 7 20 1 69
Jeonbuk MODERATE 59 59 33 16 33 -3 68
Jeonnam GOOD 43 43 26 11 22 -2 66
Sejong MODERATE 66 66 32 19 36 -7 99
Seoul MODERATE 56 56 32 15 32 -7 98
Ulsan MODERATE 60 60 30 16 27 -4 51

Korea, South - Metro Cities AQI

32
56
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-7˚C / 98%
27
51
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-5˚C / 58%
35
65
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-6˚C / 53%
38
67
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-7˚C / 99%
30
55
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-3˚C / 80%
31
61
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-8˚C / 79%
30
60
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-4˚C / 51%
32
66
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
-7˚C / 99%


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FAQs of Korea, South's Air Quality Index

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Some facts about air pollution level in Korea, South and what quality of air you breathe in your region.


The real-time air quality in Korea, South is 32 MODERATE AQI now. This was last updated 50 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Korea, South is 16 (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 0.64 times the recommended limit.

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

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



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