Primary Pollutant


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Major Air Pollutants in Uganda

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PM2.5 1.9X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Uganda is 1.9 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Uganda - States Air Pollution Level

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Gulu MODERATE 53 53 22 13 20 19 94
Jinja MODERATE 71 71 54 27 28 20 89
Kabarole MODERATE 78 78 42 25 33 20 80
Kampala MODERATE 83 83 50 29 19 22 83
Mukono POOR 125 125 78 47 66 22 83
Wakiso MODERATE 89 89 49 30 47 22 83

Uganda - Metro Cities AQI

22˚C / 83%
20˚C / 89%
22˚C / 83%
19˚C / 94%
22˚C / 83%

Historic Air Quality Graph of Uganda


Oct 1, 2020


Oct 1, 2020


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FAQs of Uganda's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)

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

The real-time air quality in Uganda is 51 MODERATE AQI now. This was last updated 2 hours ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Uganda is 30 (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 1.20 times the recommended limit.

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

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

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