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?

WeatherScattered clouds
Temperature82.4°C
Humidity37%
Wind2 mp/h
Pressure1007 mb
Air pollution has cost an estimated3,500 deaths*in Johannesburg in 2020LEARN MORE*Air pollution also cost approximately $1,400,000,000 USD in Johannesburg in 2020.

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Real-time South Africa city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Eastleigh

104

2Pretoria

102

3Johannesburg

97

4Springs

97

5eMbalenhle

92

6Midstream

83

7Bloemfontein

81

8Ga-Rankuwa

78

9Mokopane

74

10Phalaborwa

73

(local time)

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Real-time Johannesburg air quality ranking

#stationUS AQI
1Diepkloof

149

2Olifantsfontein

126

3Jabavu

99

4Bedfordview

95

5Robindale

90

6Kensington - Magpie Street

84

(local time)

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Is there air pollution in Johannesburg?

US AQI

126

live AQI index
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups

Overview

What is the current air quality in Johannesburg?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups126 US AQItrendPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
45.6 µg/m³trend
pm10
97.6 µg/m³trend
so2
20.3 µg/m³trend

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
Saturday, Sep 19

Moderate92 US AQI

Sunday, Sep 20

Moderate82 US AQI

Today

Moderate92 US AQI

Tuesday, Sep 22

Moderate90 US AQI

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weather icon68°51.8°

8.9 mp/h

Wednesday, Sep 23

Moderate86 US AQI

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weather icon75.2°53.6°

4.5 mp/h

Thursday, Sep 24

Moderate89 US AQI

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weather icon78.8°60.8°

6.7 mp/h

Friday, Sep 25

Moderate89 US AQI

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weather icon84.2°64.4°

13.4 mp/h

Saturday, Sep 26

Moderate89 US AQI

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weather icon82.4°60.8°

13.4 mp/h

Sunday, Sep 27

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups115 US AQI

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weather icon75.2°53.6°

2.2 mp/h

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Historical

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