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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WeatherClear sky
Temperature60.8°F
Humidity76%
Wind7.3 mp/h
Pressure30.2 Hg
Air pollution has cost an estimated3,200 deaths*in Istanbul in 2024Find out more*Air pollution also cost approximately $1,500,000,000 USD in Istanbul in 2024.

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Real-time Turkey city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Karabuk, Karabuk

74

2 Sultangazi, Istanbul

73

3 Izmit, Kocaeli

68

4 Mersin, Mersin

66

5 Corum, Corum

64

6 Kayseri, Kayseri

63

7 Konya, Konya

63

8 Manisa, Manisa

63

9 Sakarya, Sakarya

63

10 Istanbul, Istanbul

62

(local time)

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live Istanbul aqi ranking

Real-time Istanbul air quality ranking

#stationUS AQI
1 Yedek

123

2 Istinye

82

3 Esenyurt-MTHM

76

4 Kandilli

72

5 Mecidiyekoy-MTHM

72

6 Umraniye

70

7 Atatürk Bulvarı - Aksaray

68

8 Kagithane

68

9 Kartal

65

10 Sirinevler-MTHM

65

(local time)

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US AQI

62

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Moderate

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Overview

What is the current air quality in Istanbul?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Moderate 62 US AQIPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
17.5µg/m³
PM10
36.6µg/m³
O3
0µg/m³
NO2
32.3µg/m³
SO2
3.5µg/m³
CO
158.6µg/m³
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PM2.5

x3.5

PM2.5 concentration in Istanbul is currently 3.5 times the WHO annual air quality guideline value

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What is the current air quality in Istanbul?

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Forecast

Istanbul air quality index (AQI) forecast

DayPollution levelWeatherTemperatureWind
Tuesday, Apr 9

Moderate 53 AQI US

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62.6° 48.2°
Wind rotating 27 degree 11.2 mp/h
Wednesday, Apr 10

Good 50 AQI US

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62.6° 48.2°
Wind rotating 37 degree 11.2 mp/h
Thursday, Apr 11

Moderate 52 AQI US

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66.2° 50°
Wind rotating 39 degree 11.2 mp/h
Today

Moderate 62 AQI US

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66.2° 51.8°
Wind rotating 20 degree 11.2 mp/h
Saturday, Apr 13

Moderate 55 AQI US

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66.2° 51.8°
Wind rotating 16 degree 11.2 mp/h
Sunday, Apr 14

Moderate 70 AQI US

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66.2° 51.8°
Wind rotating 38 degree 4.5 mp/h
Monday, Apr 15

Moderate 80 AQI US

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69.8° 55.4°
Wind rotating 176 degree 2.2 mp/h
Tuesday, Apr 16

Moderate 58 AQI US

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71.6° 57.2°
Wind rotating 255 degree 8.9 mp/h
Wednesday, Apr 17

Moderate 55 AQI US

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73.4° 62.6°
Wind rotating 245 degree 15.7 mp/h
Thursday, Apr 18

Moderate 61 AQI US

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71.6° 55.4°
Wind rotating 245 degree 13.4 mp/h

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