Air quality in Port Elizabeth

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

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Weather

What is the current weather in Port Elizabeth?

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WeatherClear sky
Temperature55.4°C
Humidity62%
Wind2.3 mp/h
Pressure1020 mb
Air pollution has cost an estimated190 deaths*in Port Elizabeth in 2021LEARN MORE*Air pollution also cost approximately $71,000,000 USD in Port Elizabeth in 2021.

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#cityUS AQI
1 Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng

171

2 Centurion, Gauteng

168

3 Sasolburg, Free State

165

4 Eastleigh, Gauteng

162

5 Sebokeng, Gauteng

162

6 Hartbeespoort, North West

156

7 Midstream, Gauteng

155

8 Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape

152

9 Vereeniging, Gauteng

152

10 Berea, KwaZulu-Natal

138

(local time)

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#stationUS AQI
1 Saltworks

152

2 Walmer

55

3 Motherwell Day Hospital

33

(local time)

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US AQI

152

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Overview

What is the current air quality in Port Elizabeth?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Unhealthy 152 US AQItrendPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
57.8 µg/m³trend
PM10
99.7 µg/m³trend
NO2
4.1 µg/m³trend
SO2
1.3 µg/m³trend
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PM2.5

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PM2.5 concentration in Port Elizabeth air is currently 5 times above WHO exposure recommendation

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Forecast

Port Elizabeth air quality index (AQI) forecast

DayPollution levelWeatherTemperatureWind
Thursday, Jun 17

Good 31 US AQI

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Friday, Jun 18

Good 33 US AQI

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Saturday, Jun 19

Moderate 56 US AQI

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Sunday, Jun 20

Moderate 79 US AQI

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Today

Moderate 58 US AQI

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Weather icon78.8°55.4°
Wind rotating 329 degree

11.2 mp/h

Tuesday, Jun 22

Good 47 US AQI

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Weather icon77°60.8°
Wind rotating 322 degree

20.1 mp/h

Wednesday, Jun 23

Good 27 US AQI

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Weather icon62.6°57.2°
Wind rotating 218 degree

11.2 mp/h

Thursday, Jun 24

Good 36 US AQI

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Weather icon59°55.4°
Wind rotating 241 degree

6.7 mp/h

Friday, Jun 25

Good 11 US AQI

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Weather icon66.2°53.6°
Wind rotating 297 degree

24.6 mp/h

Saturday, Jun 26

Good 5 US AQI

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Weather icon60.8°53.6°
Wind rotating 264 degree

38 mp/h

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