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?

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WeatherClear sky
Temperature55.4°C
Humidity86%
Wind2 mp/h
Pressure1021 mb
Air pollution has cost an estimated510 deaths*in Johannesburg in 2021LEARN MORE*Air pollution also cost approximately $210,000,000 USD in Johannesburg in 2021.

live aqi city ranking

Real-time South Africa city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Johannesburg, Gauteng

93

2 Bloemfontein, Free State

83

3 Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng

77

4 Midstream, Gauteng

67

5 Eastleigh, Gauteng

66

6 Springs, Gauteng

63

7 Temba, Gauteng

57

8 Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape

53

9 Pretoria, Gauteng

46

10 Centurion, Gauteng

42

(local time)

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Real-time Johannesburg air quality ranking

#stationUS AQI
1 Bedfordview

81

2 Olifantsfontein

78

3 Kensington - Magpie Street

57

4 Jabavu

54

5 Diepkloof

53

(local time)

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US AQI

78

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Moderate

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Overview

What is the current air quality in Johannesburg?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Moderate 78 US AQItrendPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
25.2 µg/m³trend
pm10
37.1 µg/m³trend
o3
12 µg/m³trend
no2
33 µg/m³trend
so2
11.6 µg/m³trend

Health Recommendations

How to protect from air pollution in Johannesburg?

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Forecast

Johannesburg air quality index (AQI) forecast

DayPollution levelWeatherTemperatureWind
Saturday, Feb 27

Moderate 61 US AQI

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Sunday, Feb 28

Good 50 US AQI

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Monday, Mar 1

Moderate 55 US AQI

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Today

Moderate 69 US AQI

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Weather icon78.8°55.4°
Wind rotating 191 degree

4.5 mp/h

Wednesday, Mar 3

Moderate 87 US AQI

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Weather icon82.4°59°
Wind rotating 137 degree

6.7 mp/h

Thursday, Mar 4

Moderate 80 US AQI

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Weather icon84.2°64.4°
Wind rotating 109 degree

0 mp/h

Friday, Mar 5

Moderate 86 US AQI

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Weather icon80.6°66.2°
Wind rotating 7 degree

4.5 mp/h

Saturday, Mar 6

Moderate 73 US AQI

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Weather icon78.8°66.2°
Wind rotating 332 degree

4.5 mp/h

Sunday, Mar 7

Moderate 69 US AQI

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Weather icon84.2°66.2°
Wind rotating 240 degree

6.7 mp/h

Monday, Mar 8

Moderate 88 US AQI

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Weather icon84.2°66.2°
Wind rotating 318 degree

2.2 mp/h

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