Air quality in Johannesburg

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

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Weather

What is the current weather in Johannesburg?

WeatherClear sky
Temperature57.2°C
Humidity52%
Wind3 mp/h
Pressure1017 mb
Air pollution has cost an estimated3,000 deaths*in Johannesburg in 2020LEARN MORE*Air pollution also cost approximately $1,200,000,000 USD in Johannesburg in 2020.

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Real-time South Africa city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Temba

177

2Eastleigh

159

3Berea

153

4Johannesburg

141

5Soshanguve

138

6Springs

136

7Vereeniging

131

8eMbalenhle

127

9Sebokeng

119

10Middelburg

108

(local time)

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Real-time Johannesburg air quality ranking

#stationUS AQI
1Olifantsfontein

158

2Diepkloof

141

3Jabavu

115

4Bedfordview

74

(local time)

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Is there air pollution in Johannesburg?

US AQI

141

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Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups

Overview

What is the current air quality in Johannesburg?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups141 US AQIPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
52 µg/m³
pm10
57.3 µg/m³
so2
15.9 µg/m³

Health Recommendations

How to protect from air pollution in Johannesburg?

Sensitive groups should wear a mask outdoors
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Run an air purifier
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Close your windows to avoid dirty outdoor air
Everyone should reduce outdoor exercise

Forecast

Johannesburg air quality index (AQI) forecast

DayPollution levelWeatherTemperatureWind
Thursday, Aug 6

Moderate76 US AQI

Friday, Aug 7

Moderate72 US AQI

Saturday, Aug 8

Moderate66 US AQI

Today

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups134 US AQI

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weather icon57.2°57.2°

6.7 mp/h

Monday, Aug 10

Moderate75 US AQI

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weather icon64.4°44.6°

6.7 mp/h

Tuesday, Aug 11

Moderate78 US AQI

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weather icon66.2°48.2°

8.9 mp/h

Wednesday, Aug 12

Moderate75 US AQI

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weather icon69.8°53.6°

8.9 mp/h

Thursday, Aug 13

Moderate72 US AQI

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weather icon66.2°50°

8.9 mp/h

Friday, Aug 14

Moderate84 US AQI

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weather icon66.2°48.2°

11.2 mp/h

Saturday, Aug 15

Moderate71 US AQI

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weather icon71.6°51.8°

17.9 mp/h

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