Air quality in Kolkata

Air quality index (AQI) and PM2.5 air pollution in Kolkata

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Weather

What is the current weather in Kolkata?

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Temperature71.6°F
Humidity73%
Wind4.6 mp/h
Pressure29.9 Hg
Air pollution has cost an estimated3,500 deaths*in Kolkata in 2021LEARN MORE*Air pollution also cost approximately $520,000,000 USD in Kolkata in 2021.

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Real-time India city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Talcher, Odisha

273

2 Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh

212

3 Guwahati, Assam

212

4 Artist Village, Maharashtra

198

5 North Guwahati, Assam

198

6 Loni, Uttar Pradesh

197

7 Alandi, Maharashtra

193

8 Powai, Maharashtra

192

9 Delhi, Delhi

186

10 Karol Bagh, Delhi

186

(local time)

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Real-time Kolkata air quality ranking

#stationUS AQI
1 US Consulate in Kolkata

181

2 Jadavpur, Kolkata - WBPCB

157

3 Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata - WBPCB

138

4 BITM - WBPCB

123

5 Bidhannagar, Kolkata - WBPCB

119

6 Victoria, Kolkata - WBPCB

119

7 Ballygunge, Kolkata - WBPCB

116

8 Rabindra Sarobar - WBPCB

97

9 Rabindra Sarobar, Kolkata - WBPCB

86

(local time)

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US AQI

118

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Overview

What is the current air quality in Kolkata?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 118 US AQIPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
42.2µg/m³
PM10
132.6µg/m³
O3
7µg/m³
NO2
8.8µg/m³
SO2
4.8µg/m³
CO
60µg/m³
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PM2.5

x8.4

PM2.5 concentration in Kolkata is currently 8.4 times the WHO annual air quality guideline value

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How to protect from air pollution in Kolkata?

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Forecast

Kolkata air quality index (AQI) forecast

DayPollution levelWeatherTemperatureWind
Sunday, Jan 29

Unhealthy 154 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon82.4°60.8°
Wind rotating 345 degree

8.9 mp/h

Monday, Jan 30

Unhealthy 161 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon86°59°
Wind rotating 5 degree

4.5 mp/h

Tuesday, Jan 31

Unhealthy 165 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon86°62.6°
Wind rotating 335 degree

6.7 mp/h

Today

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 118 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon86°66.2°
Wind rotating 347 degree

13.4 mp/h

Thursday, Feb 2

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 143 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon84.2°59°
Wind rotating 338 degree

11.2 mp/h

Friday, Feb 3

Unhealthy 158 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon86°59°
Wind rotating 322 degree

11.2 mp/h

Saturday, Feb 4

Unhealthy 156 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon86°60.8°
Wind rotating 320 degree

8.9 mp/h

Sunday, Feb 5

Unhealthy 157 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon87.8°62.6°
Wind rotating 274 degree

4.5 mp/h

Monday, Feb 6

Unhealthy 161 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon87.8°64.4°
Wind rotating 186 degree

6.7 mp/h

Tuesday, Feb 7

Unhealthy 154 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon87.8°64.4°
Wind rotating 302 degree

6.7 mp/h

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