Primary Pollutant


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Major Air Pollutants in Uganda

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PM2.5 1.7X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Uganda is 1.7 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Uganda - States Air Pollution Level

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Gulu MODERATE 59 59 27 16 20 26 54
Jinja MODERATE 53 53 23 14 17 20 80
Kabale MODERATE 76 76 40 24 35 14 91
Kabarole MODERATE 80 80 44 25 38 23 61
Kampala MODERATE 84 84 47 28 20 20 86
Mukono MODERATE 60 60 27 16 22 20 85
Wakiso MODERATE 84 84 47 28 39 19 92

Uganda - Metro Cities AQI

20˚C / 86%
20˚C / 80%
20˚C / 85%
26˚C / 54%
19˚C / 92%

Historic Air Quality Graph of Uganda


Oct 1, 2020


Oct 1, 2020


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FAQs of Uganda's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)

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

The real-time air quality in Uganda is 44 MODERATE AQI now. This was last updated 1 hour ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Uganda is 28 (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 1.12 times the recommended limit.

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

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

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