Kolkata Air Quality Index (AQI) | India

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level West Bengal

Last Updated: 26 Jul 2024, 01:04am

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Major Air Pollutants in Kolkata

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309 (CO)

PM2.5 1.8X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Kolkata is 1.8 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Kolkata - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Ballygunge MODERATE 97 65 34 65 29 81
Kolkata Us Consulate POOR 107 63 38 0 29 81
Jadavpur MODERATE 69 44 20 43 31 73
Fort William MODERATE 69 44 20 43 31 73
Victoria MODERATE 69 44 20 43 31 73
Rabindra Sarobar MODERATE 69 44 20 43 31 73
Dhakuria MODERATE 80 50 26 50 29 81
Kulia MODERATE 93 53 32 37 29 81
Tangra MODERATE 95 55 33 54 29 81
Chetla MODERATE 74 48 23 48 30 80

Weather Conditions in Kolkata

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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 Kolkata

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How to protect yourself from air pollution around Kolkata, India?
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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

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Family

Allow Outdoor

Kolkata 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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Kolkata

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 Kolkata Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Kolkata is 51 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated 9 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Kolkata is 27 (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 1.08 times the recommended limit.

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

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




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