Major Air Pollutants in Chile

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Chile co carbon monoxide icon
354 (CO)
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10 (NO2)

PM2.5 2.1X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Chile is 2.1 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Chile - States Air Pollution Level

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Antofagasta GOOD 49 49 35 12 31 19 38
Araucania POOR 111 111 68 39 52 11 58
Biobio MODERATE 82 82 58 28 46 13 60
Region Metropolitana POOR 128 128 122 58 103 14 68
Maule POOR 113 113 79 43 49 13 65
Valparaiso MODERATE 69 69 36 21 35 12 87
Aysen MODERATE 67 67 43 20 43 5 85
Libertador General Bernardo O Higgins MODERATE 94 94 55 32 53 16 58
Los Lagos GOOD 32 32 14 8 7 6 83
Atacama MODERATE 56 56 32 14 32 16 66
Magallanes Y De La Antartica Chilena GOOD 50 50 26 12 26 16 66
Los Rios MODERATE 61 61 32 17 25 12 66
Coquimbo GOOD 40 40 16 10 0 14 67
Tarapaca GOOD 38 38 15 9 0 16 68
Arica Y Parinacota MODERATE 59 59 32 16 32 18 66

Chile - Metro Cities AQI

21
37
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
26˚C / 58%
30
30
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
23˚C / 72%
15
23
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
22˚C / 71%
18
22
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
11˚C / 70%
31
57
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
16˚C / 43%
96
116
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
33˚C / 76%


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FAQs of Chile's Air Quality Index

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


The real-time air quality in Chile is 63 MODERATE AQI now. This was last updated .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Chile 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 Chile 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 Chile 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 Chile is as dangerous as outdoor pollution, because the air pollutants come inside the houses or buildings through doors, windows and ventilation.

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



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