Primary Pollutant

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Major Air Pollutants in Uganda

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PM2.5 1.3X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Uganda is 1.3 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
Kampala MODERATE 64 64 40 18 39 26 60
Kabarole MODERATE 73 73 43 23 43 24 32
Kabale MODERATE 82 82 48 27 48 23 39
Gulu MODERATE 63 63 34 18 34 26 60
Bududa MODERATE 66 66 37 19 37 26 61
Tororo MODERATE 59 59 37 16 37 26 63
Mubende MODERATE 55 55 23 14 23 25 27
Jinja MODERATE 65 65 39 19 39 26 55
Luuka MODERATE 66 66 41 19 41 26 61
Masaka MODERATE 59 59 28 16 28 25 27
Mityana MODERATE 63 63 34 18 34 26 58
Wakiso MODERATE 64 64 40 18 40 26 59
Mukono MODERATE 67 67 42 19 42 26 59
Iganga MODERATE 68 68 44 20 44 25 65
Kasese MODERATE 57 57 31 15 31 25 49

Uganda - Metro Cities AQI

40
65
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
26˚C / 60%
39
65
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
26˚C / 55%
31
57
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
25˚C / 49%
42
67
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
26˚C / 59%
28
59
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
25˚C / 27%
34
63
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
26˚C / 60%
34
63
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
26˚C / 58%
40
64
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
26˚C / 59%


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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 40 MODERATE AQI now. This was last updated .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Uganda is 15 (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 0.60 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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