Air quality in Nepal

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

LAST UPDATE (local time)

LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Nepal
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Dhankuta

87

2Kirtipur

59

3Bhaktapur

54

4Tulsipur

42

5Dhulikhel

37

6Kathmandu

33

7Nepalgunj

11

8Patan

0

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Nepal
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Patan

0

2Nepalgunj

11

3Kathmandu

33

4Dhulikhel

37

5Tulsipur

42

6Bhaktapur

54

7Kirtipur

59

8Dhankuta

87

(local time)

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How polluted is Nepal?

2019 Air quality average

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups

2019 average US AQI

123

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PM2.5

x4

PM2.5 concentration in Nepal in 2019 was 4 times above WHO exposure recommendation

2019  Nepal cleanest cityPokhara, Western Region

61

2019  Nepal most polluted cityKathmandu, Central Region

132

2019 aqi country ranking

How does Nepal rank globally in air pollution?

8/ 98 countries ranked in 2019

Which country had the worst air quality in 2019?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US AQI
1Bangladesh166'368'149

165

2Pakistan200'813'818

156

3Mongolia3'121'772

154

4Afghanistan36'373'176

153

5India1'354'051'854

152

6Indonesia266'794'980

141

7Bahrain1'566'993

129

8Nepal29'624'035

123

9Uzbekistan32'364'996

115

10Iraq39'127'900

111

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