Air quality in Istanbul

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

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Weather

What is the current weather in Istanbul?

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WeatherSnow
Temperature32°C
Humidity67%
Wind6.6 mp/h
Pressure1016 mb
Air pollution has cost an estimated590 deaths*in Istanbul in 2021LEARN MORE*Air pollution also cost approximately $270,000,000 USD in Istanbul in 2021.

live aqi city ranking

Real-time Turkey city ranking

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#cityUS AQI
1 Sehitkamil, Gaziantep

182

2 Civril, Denizli

180

3 Kayseri, Kayseri

180

4 Igdir, Igdir

179

5 Kazimkarabekir, Erzurum

175

6 Karatay, Konya

158

7 Hatay, Hatay

146

8 Duzce, Duzce

144

9 Erzincan, Erzincan

143

10 Kastamonu, Kastamonu

142

(local time)

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live Istanbul aqi ranking

Real-time Istanbul air quality ranking

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#stationUS AQI
1 Esenyurt-MTHM

68

2 Mecidiyekoy-MTHM

68

3 Sirinevler-MTHM

59

4 Umraniye-MTHM

58

5 Umraniye

57

6 Kagithane-MTHM

56

7 Aksaray

55

8 Besiktas

55

9 Kandilli

50

10 Alibeykoy

41

(local time)

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10:14, Jan 22

Is there air pollution in Istanbul?

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US AQI

41

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Overview

What is the current air quality in Istanbul?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Good 41 US AQItrendPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
10 µg/m³trend
PM10
12.3 µg/m³trend
O3
0 µg/m³
NO2
42.5 µg/m³trend
SO2
5.6 µg/m³trend
CO
382.2 µg/m³trend
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PM2.5

x2

PM2.5 concentration in Istanbul air is currently 2 times above the WHO annual air quality guideline value

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How to protect from air pollution in Istanbul?

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Forecast

Istanbul air quality index (AQI) forecast

DayPollution levelWeatherTemperatureWind
Wednesday, Jan 19

Moderate 62 US AQI

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Thursday, Jan 20

Moderate 64 US AQI

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Friday, Jan 21

Moderate 55 US AQI

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Today

Good 41 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon33.8°32°
Wind rotating 349 degree

11.2 mp/h

Sunday, Jan 23

Good 22 US AQI

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Weather icon35.6°32°
Wind rotating 349 degree

15.7 mp/h

Monday, Jan 24

Good 16 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon35.6°32°
Wind rotating 27 degree

6.7 mp/h

Tuesday, Jan 25

Good 18 US AQI

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Weather icon32°32°
Wind rotating 6 degree

17.9 mp/h

Wednesday, Jan 26

Good 35 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon35.6°32°
Wind rotating 351 degree

11.2 mp/h

Thursday, Jan 27

Good 34 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon35.6°32°
Wind rotating 239 degree

11.2 mp/h

Friday, Jan 28

Good 47 US AQI

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Weather icon37.4°33.8°
Wind rotating 229 degree

8.9 mp/h

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Historical

Historic air quality graph for Istanbul

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