Air quality in Edinburgh

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

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Weather

What is the current weather in Edinburgh?

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WeatherClear sky
Temperature44.6°F
Humidity44%
Wind6.9 mp/h
Pressure30.2 Hg

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Real-time United Kingdom city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Bradford-on-Avon, England

61

2 Stoke-on-Trent, England

56

3 Airdrie, Scotland

55

4 Hazel Grove, England

55

5 Wrexham, Wales

54

6 Blackwood, Wales

53

7 Armagh, Northern Ireland

50

8 Bridgend, Wales

50

9 Salisbury, England

50

10 Knutsford, England

46

(local time)

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1 Edinburgh St John's Road

31

2 Edinburgh Salamander Street

29

3 Edinburgh Queensferry Road

28

4 Edinburgh Nicolson Street

19

5 Edinburgh St Leonards

12

6 Edinburgh Tower Street

9

(local time)

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Overview

What is the current air quality in Edinburgh?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Good 12 US AQIPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
3µg/m³
PM10
8µg/m³
NO2
10.7µg/m³
SO2
0.3µg/m³

PM2.5 concentration in Edinburgh air currently meets the WHO annual air quality guideline value

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Forecast

Edinburgh air quality index (AQI) forecast

DayPollution levelWeatherTemperatureWind
Friday, Mar 24

Good 14 US AQI

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Weather icon50°41°
Wind rotating 233 degree

15.7 mp/h

Saturday, Mar 25

Good 19 US AQI

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Weather icon42.8°39.2°
Wind rotating 341 degree

8.9 mp/h

Sunday, Mar 26

Good 17 US AQI

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Weather icon41°33.8°
Wind rotating 37 degree

11.2 mp/h

Today

Good 12 US AQI

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Weather icon44.6°32°
Wind rotating 196 degree

4.5 mp/h

Tuesday, Mar 28

Good 20 US AQI

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Weather icon90%41°35.6°
Wind rotating 153 degree

4.5 mp/h

Wednesday, Mar 29

Good 16 US AQI

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Weather icon100%51.8°42.8°
Wind rotating 208 degree

11.2 mp/h

Thursday, Mar 30

Good 12 US AQI

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Weather icon80%48.2°44.6°
Wind rotating 222 degree

13.4 mp/h

Friday, Mar 31

Good 9 US AQI

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Weather icon100%44.6°44.6°
Wind rotating 23 degree

6.7 mp/h

Saturday, Apr 1

Good 5 US AQI

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Weather icon100%44.6°42.8°
Wind rotating 60 degree

4.5 mp/h

Sunday, Apr 2

Good 12 US AQI

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Weather icon30%48.2°41°
Wind rotating 80 degree

4.5 mp/h

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