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Punta Arenas Air Quality Index (AQI) | Chile

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level Magallanes Y De La Antartica Chilena

Last Update: 23 May 2024, 11:19am

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Major Air Pollutants in Punta Arenas

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Carbon-mono-oxide icon
610 (CO)
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11 (NO2)

PM2.5 1.1X

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

Punta Arenas - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Punta Arenas MODERATE 59 29 16 29 6 90

Weather Conditions in Punta Arenas

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Punta Arenas?
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Sunrise
Sunset
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 Punta Arenas

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Punta Arenas, Chile?
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Wear Mask

Required
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Stay Indoor

Not Required
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Windows

Keep Close
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Use Purifier

Required
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Family

Allow Outdoor

Punta Arenas Air Quality Forecast



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Today

134

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Friday

134

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Saturday

134

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Sunday

134

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Monday

134

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Tuesday

134

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Wednesday

134

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Punta Arenas

AQI Calendar

0-50
Good
51-100
Moderate
101-200
Poor
201-300
Unhealthy
301-400
Severe
401-500
Hazardous

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FAQs of Punta Arenas Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


Quick answers to some commonly asked questions about the air pollution of Punta Arenas.


The real-time air quality in Punta Arenas is 29 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated 42 minutes ago .

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

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




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