Air quality in Johannesburg

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

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Weather

What is the current weather in Johannesburg?

WeatherFew clouds
Temperature80.6°C
Humidity36%
Wind7 mp/h
Pressure1011 mb
Air pollution has cost an estimated4,100 deaths*in Johannesburg in 2020LEARN MORE*Air pollution also cost approximately $1,700,000,000 USD in Johannesburg in 2020.

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Real-time South Africa city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Temba, Gauteng

129

2 Thabazimbi, Limpopo

115

3 Secunda, Mpumalanga

98

4 Standerton, Mpumalanga

59

5 Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng

57

6 Ga-Rankuwa, North West

55

7 East London, Eastern Cape

50

8 eMbalenhle, Mpumalanga

49

9 Ermelo, Mpumalanga

49

10 Johannesburg, Gauteng

43

(local time)

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#stationUS AQI
1 Olifantsfontein

58

2 Diepkloof

45

3 Jabavu

43

4 Kensington - Magpie Street

21

5 Robindale

21

(local time)

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Is there air pollution in Johannesburg?

US AQI

43

live AQI index
Good

Overview

What is the current air quality in Johannesburg?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Good43 US AQIPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
10.5 µg/m³
pm10
28 µg/m³
no2
12.8 µg/m³
so2
5.7 µg/m³

Health Recommendations

How to protect from air pollution in Johannesburg?

Open your windows to bring clean, fresh air indoors
Enjoy outdoor activities

Forecast

Johannesburg air quality index (AQI) forecast

DayPollution levelWeatherTemperatureWind
Monday, Nov 23

Good 37 US AQI

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Tuesday, Nov 24

Good 43 US AQI

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Wednesday, Nov 25

Good 40 US AQI

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Today

Good 38 US AQI

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weather icon80.6°62.6°

8.9 mp/h

Friday, Nov 27

Moderate 54 US AQI

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weather icon87.8°66.2°

6.7 mp/h

Saturday, Nov 28

Good 46 US AQI

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weather icon78.8°60.8°

15.7 mp/h

Sunday, Nov 29

Good 48 US AQI

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weather icon82.4°66.2°

6.7 mp/h

Monday, Nov 30

Moderate 56 US AQI

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weather icon69.8°64.4°

11.2 mp/h

Tuesday, Dec 1

Moderate 62 US AQI

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weather icon80.6°59°

6.7 mp/h

Wednesday, Dec 2

Moderate 53 US AQI

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weather icon82.4°62.6°

4.5 mp/h

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