Air quality in Iceland

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

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Iceland
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Akureyri

25

2Reykjavik

17

3Hafnarfjoerdur

12

4Grundartangi

7

5Grindavik

2

6Kopavogur

1

7Egilsstadir

0

8Hveragerdi

0

9Laugar

0

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Iceland
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Egilsstadir

0

2Hveragerdi

0

3Laugar

0

4Kopavogur

1

5Grindavik

2

6Grundartangi

7

7Hafnarfjoerdur

12

8Reykjavik

17

9Akureyri

25

(local time)

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How polluted is Iceland?

2019 Air quality average

Good

2019 average US AQI

23

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PM2.5

x0

PM2.5 concentration in Iceland in 2019 was 0 times above WHO exposure recommendation

2019  Iceland cleanest cityMosfellsbaer, Capital Region

16

2019  Iceland most polluted cityGrundartangi, West

35

2019 aqi country ranking

How does Iceland rank globally in air pollution?

96/ 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

96Iceland337'780

23

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