Air quality in Kathmandu

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

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Weather

What is the current weather in Kathmandu?

Weather icon
WeatherBroken clouds
Temperature71.6°C
Humidity64%
Wind10.4 mp/h
Pressure1007 mb

live aqi city ranking

Real-time Nepal city ranking

#city US AQI
1 Dhulikhel, Central Region

94

2 Jumla, Mid Western

72

3 Kirtipur, Central Region

66

4 Bhaktapur, Central Region

64

5 Pokhara, Western Region

61

6 Kathmandu, Central Region

59

7 Nepalgunj, Mid Western

35

8 Birendranagar, Mid Western

16

9 Hetauda, Central Region

10

10 Biratnagar, Eastern Region

9

(local time)

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live Kathmandu aqi ranking

Real-time Kathmandu air quality ranking

#station US AQI
1 US Embassy in Phora Durbar

63

2 Chunne Pakha

59

3 US Embassy in Kathmandu

53

4 Ratnapark - Kathmandu

41

(local time)

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US AQI

59

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Moderate

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Overview

What is the current air quality in Kathmandu?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Moderate 59 US AQItrendPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
16.1µg/m³trend
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PM2.5

x3.2

PM2.5 concentration in Kathmandu air is currently 3.2 times above the WHO annual air quality guideline value

Health Recommendations

How to protect from air pollution in Kathmandu?

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Forecast

Kathmandu air quality index (AQI) forecast

DayPollution levelWeatherTemperatureWind
Thursday, May 19

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 120 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon86°64.4°
Wind rotating 254 degree

6.7 mp/h

Friday, May 20

Moderate 86 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon80.6°62.6°
Wind rotating 257 degree

4.5 mp/h

Saturday, May 21

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 102 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon82.4°60.8°
Wind rotating 13 degree

4.5 mp/h

Today

Moderate 59 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon75.2°60.8°
Wind rotating 271 degree

4.5 mp/h

Monday, May 23

Unhealthy 162 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon73.4°60.8°
Wind rotating 57 degree

4.5 mp/h

Tuesday, May 24

Unhealthy 156 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon78.8°60.8°
Wind rotating 82 degree

4.5 mp/h

Wednesday, May 25

Unhealthy 156 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon82.4°64.4°
Wind rotating 229 degree

6.7 mp/h

Thursday, May 26

Unhealthy 163 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon84.2°64.4°
Wind rotating 219 degree

4.5 mp/h

Friday, May 27

Unhealthy 161 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon86°68°
Wind rotating 267 degree

4.5 mp/h

Saturday, May 28

Unhealthy 164 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon87.8°68°
Wind rotating 186 degree

6.7 mp/h

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Historical

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