Air quality in Beijing

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

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Weather

What is the current weather in Beijing?

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Temperature30.2°C
Humidity74%
Wind2.2 mp/h
Pressure1028 mb
Air pollution has cost an estimated2,000 deaths*in Beijing in 2021LEARN MORE*Air pollution also cost approximately $980,000,000 USD in Beijing in 2021.

live aqi city ranking

Real-time China city ranking

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#cityUS AQI
1 Jilin, Jilin

271

2 Zhoucun, Shandong

256

3 Shihezi, Xinjiang

250

4 Zhangqiu, Shandong

233

5 Shuozhou, Shanxi

231

6 Changji, Xinjiang

227

7 Wujiaqu, Xinjiang

221

8 Hulan Ergi, Heilongjiang

213

9 Qiqihar, Heilongjiang

210

10 Changqing, Shandong

203

(local time)

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Real-time Beijing air quality ranking

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#stationUS AQI
1 Southeast Area

192

2 Fengtai Xiaotun

191

3 Fangshan

187

4 Sijiqing

186

5 Haidian Wanliu

185

6 Guanyuan

183

7 Yizhuang BDA

183

8 Changping Nanshao

182

9 Shijingshan Laoshan

182

10 Agricultural Exhibition Center

181

(local time)

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US AQI

180

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Unhealthy

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Overview

What is the current air quality in Beijing?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Unhealthy 180 US AQItrendPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
111 µg/m³trend
PM10
71 µg/m³trend
O3
28 µg/m³trend
NO2
44 µg/m³trend
SO2
2 µg/m³
CO
1550 µg/m³trend
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PM2.5

x22.2

PM2.5 concentration in Beijing air is currently 22.2 times above the WHO annual air quality guideline value

Health Recommendations

How to protect from air pollution in Beijing?

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Forecast

Beijing air quality index (AQI) forecast

DayPollution levelWeatherTemperatureWind
Wednesday, Jan 19

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 117 US AQI

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Thursday, Jan 20

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 126 US AQI

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Friday, Jan 21

Unhealthy 160 US AQI

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Today

Unhealthy 180 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon32°26.6°
Wind rotating 47 degree

2.2 mp/h

Sunday, Jan 23

Unhealthy 164 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon33.8°24.8°
Wind rotating 10 degree

2.2 mp/h

Monday, Jan 24

Unhealthy 171 US AQI

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Weather icon35.6°30.2°
Wind rotating 206 degree

4.5 mp/h

Tuesday, Jan 25

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 126 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon39.2°28.4°
Wind rotating 321 degree

11.2 mp/h

Wednesday, Jan 26

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 115 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon33.8°26.6°
Wind rotating 4 degree

4.5 mp/h

Thursday, Jan 27

Unhealthy 167 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon35.6°28.4°
Wind rotating 90 degree

2.2 mp/h

Friday, Jan 28

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 126 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon35.6°30.2°
Wind rotating 45 degree

2.2 mp/h

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Historical

Historic air quality graph for Beijing

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