Air quality in Costa Rica

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

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Costa Rica
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1San Rafael

63

2San Pedro

54

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Costa Rica
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1San Pedro

54

2San Rafael

63

(local time)

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How polluted is Costa Rica?

2019 Air quality average

Good

2019 average US AQI

43

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PM2.5

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PM2.5 concentration in Costa Rica in 2019 was 1 times above WHO exposure recommendation

2019  Costa Rica cleanest city

San Jose, San Jose

43

2019  Costa Rica most polluted city

San Jose, San Jose

43

2019 aqi country ranking

How does Costa Rica rank globally in air pollution?

79/ 98 countries ranked in 2019

Which country had the worst air quality in 2019?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US AQI
1Bangladesh166'368'149

165

2Pakistan200'813'818

156

3Mongolia3'121'772

154

4Afghanistan36'373'176

153

5India1'354'051'854

152

6Indonesia266'794'980

141

7Bahrain1'566'993

129

8Nepal29'624'035

123

9Uzbekistan32'364'996

115

10Iraq39'127'900

111

79Costa Rica5'058'007

43

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