Air quality in Shanghai

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

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Weather

What is the current weather in Shanghai?

Weather icon
WeatherClear sky
Temperature42.8°F
Humidity38%
Wind4.5 mp/h
Pressure30.3 Hg
Air pollution has cost an estimated3,700 deaths*in Shanghai in 2021LEARN MORE*Air pollution also cost approximately $1,800,000,000 USD in Shanghai in 2021.

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Real-time China city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Hulan Ergi, Heilongjiang

302

2 Wujiaqu, Xinjiang

292

3 Changji, Xinjiang

274

4 Turpan, Xinjiang

237

5 Ili, Xinjiang

213

6 Qiqihar, Heilongjiang

206

7 Harbin, Heilongjiang

198

8 Shihezi, Xinjiang

195

9 Chongzuo, Guangxi

191

10 Shangqiu, Henan

191

(local time)

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Real-time Shanghai air quality ranking

#stationUS AQI
1 Yangpu Sipiao

156

2 Hongkou Liangcheng

153

3 US Consulate in Shanghai

153

4 Baoshan Temple Walk

152

5 Chongming Shangshi Dongtan

152

6 Pudong Huinan

151

7 Pudong Monitoring Station

151

8 Changning Xianxia

146

9 Jiading Nanxiang

146

10 Putuo

141

(local time)

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US AQI

146

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Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups

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Overview

What is the current air quality in Shanghai?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 146 US AQIPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
54µg/m³
PM10
71µg/m³
O3
66.5µg/m³
NO2
47µg/m³
SO2
12µg/m³
CO
900µg/m³
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PM2.5

x10.8

PM2.5 concentration in Shanghai is currently 10.8 times the WHO annual air quality guideline value

Health Recommendations

How to protect from air pollution in Shanghai?

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Forecast

Shanghai air quality index (AQI) forecast

DayPollution levelWeatherTemperatureWind
Friday, Jan 27

Moderate 94 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon37.4°32°
Wind rotating 334 degree

15.7 mp/h

Saturday, Jan 28

Moderate 98 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon41°32°
Wind rotating 329 degree

11.2 mp/h

Sunday, Jan 29

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 102 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon48.2°32°
Wind rotating 285 degree

8.9 mp/h

Today

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 146 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon51.8°37.4°
Wind rotating 150 degree

6.7 mp/h

Tuesday, Jan 31

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 138 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon57.2°41°
Wind rotating 150 degree

6.7 mp/h

Wednesday, Feb 1

Moderate 78 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon53.6°41°
Wind rotating 24 degree

15.7 mp/h

Thursday, Feb 2

Good 40 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon44.6°39.2°
Wind rotating 19 degree

11.2 mp/h

Friday, Feb 3

Moderate 67 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon44.6°39.2°
Wind rotating 50 degree

6.7 mp/h

Saturday, Feb 4

Moderate 83 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon48.2°39.2°
Wind rotating 64 degree

8.9 mp/h

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Historical

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