Major Air Pollutants in Burkina Faso

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

Burkina Faso - States Air Pollution Level

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Centre GOOD 46 46 28 11 28 25 64
Boucle du Mouhoun GOOD 46 46 24 11 24 23 61

Burkina Faso - Metro Cities AQI

25˚C / 64%
23˚C / 61%

Historic Air Quality Graph of Burkina Faso


Oct 1, 2020


Oct 1, 2020


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FAQs of Burkina Faso's Air Quality Index

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

The real-time air quality in Burkina Faso is 26 GOOD AQI now. This was last updated .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Burkina Faso is 11 (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 0.44 times the recommended limit.

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

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

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