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Major Air Pollutants in Laos

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PM2.5 1.1X

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

Laos - States Air Pollution Level

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Bokeo MODERATE 63 63 30 18 8 30 79
Bolikhamxai MODERATE 70 70 34 21 21 28 77
Champasak MODERATE 59 59 27 16 18 25 88
Houaphan MODERATE 91 91 52 31 35 21 95
Khammouan GOOD 21 21 8 5 5 25 83
Louangphabang MODERATE 68 68 33 20 19 23 93
Savannakhét GOOD 29 29 12 7 7 26 100
Viangchan MODERATE 66 66 32 19 22 28 84
Xaignabouli GOOD 48 48 14 9 31 22 96
Xiangkhouang POOR 142 142 86 52 52 19 98

Laos - Metro Cities AQI

28˚C / 84%
25˚C / 88%
26˚C / 100%
25˚C / 83%
23˚C / 93%
19˚C / 98%

Historic Air Quality Graph of Laos


Oct 1, 2020


Oct 1, 2020


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FAQs of Laos's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)

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

The real-time air quality in Laos is 29 MODERATE AQI now. This was last updated 20 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Laos is 52 (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 2.08 times the recommended limit.

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

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

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