Air quality in Nepal

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

LAST UPDATE (local time)

LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Nepal
Most polluted city ranking

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#cityUS AQI
1 Birganj, Central Region

165

2 Bharatpur, Central Region

159

3 Tulsipur, Mid Western

155

4 Janakpur, Central Region

154

5 Dhankuta, Eastern Region

142

6 Nepalgunj, Mid Western

136

7 Birendranagar, Mid Western

107

8 Narayani, Central Region

107

9 Kathmandu, Central Region

105

10 Dhangadhi, Far Western

58

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Nepal
Cleanest city ranking

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#cityUS AQI
1 Jumla, Mid Western

38

2 Dhangadhi, Far Western

58

3 Kathmandu, Central Region

105

4 Birendranagar, Mid Western

107

5 Narayani, Central Region

107

6 Nepalgunj, Mid Western

136

7 Dhankuta, Eastern Region

142

8 Janakpur, Central Region

154

9 Tulsipur, Mid Western

155

10 Bharatpur, Central Region

159

(local time)

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How polluted is Nepal?

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2020 Air quality average

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Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups

2020 average US AQI

110

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PM2.5

x7.8

PM2.5 concentration in Nepal air is currently 7.8 times above the WHO annual air quality guideline value

2020  Nepal cleanest city Dhulikhel , Central Region

70

2020  Nepal most polluted city Kathmandu , Central Region

110

2020 aqi country ranking

How does Nepal rank globally in air pollution?

12/ 106 countries ranked in 2020

Which country had the worst air quality in 2020?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US AQI
1The national flag of USABangladesh164'689'383

162

2The national flag of USAPakistan220'892'331

153

3The national flag of USAIndia1'380'004'385

141

4The national flag of USAMongolia3'278'292

128

5The national flag of USAAfghanistan38'928'341

128

6The national flag of USAOman5'106'622

123

7The national flag of USAQatar2'881'060

123

8The national flag of USAKyrgyzstan6'524'191

121

9The national flag of USAIndonesia273'523'621

114

10The national flag of USABosnia Herzegovina3'280'815

113

12The national flag of USANepal29'136'808

110

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