Air quality in Pretoria

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

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Weather

What is the current weather in Pretoria?

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WeatherClear sky
Temperature77°F
Humidity32%
Wind2.3 mp/h
Pressure30.3 Hg
Air pollution has cost an estimated530 deaths*in Pretoria in 2024Find out more*Air pollution also cost approximately $210,000,000 USD in Pretoria in 2024.

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#cityUS AQI
1The national flag of USA Pretoria, Gauteng

115

2The national flag of USA Middelburg, Mpumalanga

106

3The national flag of USA Midstream, Gauteng

75

4The national flag of USA Vereeniging, Gauteng

74

5The national flag of USA Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape

69

6The national flag of USA Thabazimbi, Limpopo

58

7The national flag of USA eMbalenhle, Mpumalanga

45

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1 Booysens

75

2 Herbert Baker Street

71

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Overview

What is the current air quality in Pretoria?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Unhealthy for sensitive groups 115 US AQItrendPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
41.2µg/m³trend
PM10
103.5µg/m³
SO2
16.2µg/m³
CO
3057.2µg/m³
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PM2.5

x8.2

PM2.5 concentration in Pretoria is currently 8.2 times the WHO annual air quality guideline value

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What is the current air quality in Pretoria?

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Forecast

Pretoria air quality index (AQI) forecast

DayPollution levelWeatherTemperatureWind
Friday, May 17

Moderate 83 AQI US

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78.8° 59°
Wind rotating 187 degree 6.7 mp/h
Saturday, May 18

Moderate 79 AQI US

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77° 59°
Wind rotating 184 degree 6.7 mp/h
Sunday, May 19

Moderate 91 AQI US

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75.2° 59°
Wind rotating 325 degree 6.7 mp/h
Today

Unhealthy for sensitive groups 115 AQI US

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77° 57.2°
Wind rotating 202 degree 2.2 mp/h
Tuesday, May 21

Unhealthy for sensitive groups 105 AQI US

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78.8° 57.2°
Wind rotating 332 degree 2.2 mp/h
Wednesday, May 22

Moderate 95 AQI US

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73.4° 55.4°
Wind rotating 357 degree 4.5 mp/h
Thursday, May 23

Moderate 88 AQI US

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71.6° 53.6°
Wind rotating 309 degree 6.7 mp/h
Friday, May 24

Moderate 98 AQI US

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77° 57.2°
Wind rotating 247 degree 2.2 mp/h
Saturday, May 25

Moderate 98 AQI US

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73.4° 57.2°
Wind rotating 290 degree 6.7 mp/h
Sunday, May 26

Moderate 79 AQI US

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75.2° 57.2°
Wind rotating 214 degree 6.7 mp/h

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