Air quality in Pretoria

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

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Weather

What is the current weather in Pretoria?

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WeatherClear sky
Temperature69.8°C
Humidity22%
Wind5 mp/h
Pressure1022 mb
Air pollution has cost an estimated1,800 deaths*in Pretoria in 2021LEARN MORE*Air pollution also cost approximately $710,000,000 USD in Pretoria in 2021.

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Real-time South Africa city ranking

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#cityUS AQI
1 Standerton, Mpumalanga

133

2 Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

97

3 eMkhomazi, KwaZulu-Natal

94

4 Ga-Rankuwa, North West

92

5 Bloemfontein, Free State

91

6 Springs, Gauteng

91

7 Sasolburg, Free State

90

8 Howick, KwaZulu-Natal

83

9 Sebokeng, Gauteng

83

10 Secunda, Mpumalanga

83

(local time)

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#stationUS AQI
1 Retief Avenue

70

2 Herbert Baker Street

68

3 Tshwane Market

52

4 Booysens

8

(local time)

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US AQI

68

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Moderate

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Overview

What is the current air quality in Pretoria?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Moderate 68 US AQItrendPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
20.4 µg/m³trend
PM10
22.1 µg/m³trend
O3
0.3 µg/m³
NO2
19.9 µg/m³trend
SO2
3 µg/m³trend
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PM2.5

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PM2.5 concentration in Pretoria air is currently 2 times above the WHO annual air quality guideline value

Health Recommendations

How to protect from air pollution in Pretoria?

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Forecast

Pretoria air quality index (AQI) forecast

DayPollution levelWeatherTemperatureWind
Friday, Sep 24

Moderate 80 US AQI

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Saturday, Sep 25

Moderate 81 US AQI

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Sunday, Sep 26

Moderate 86 US AQI

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Today

Moderate 68 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon80.6°62.6°
Wind rotating 47 degree

13.4 mp/h

Tuesday, Sep 28

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 120 US AQI

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Weather icon87.8°64.4°
Wind rotating 246 degree

11.2 mp/h

Wednesday, Sep 29

Moderate 87 US AQI

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Weather icon89.6°64.4°
Wind rotating 57 degree

15.7 mp/h

Thursday, Sep 30

Moderate 80 US AQI

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Weather icon75.2°59°
Wind rotating 39 degree

17.9 mp/h

Friday, Oct 1

Moderate 97 US AQI

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Weather icon77°57.2°
Wind rotating 0 degree

15.7 mp/h

Saturday, Oct 2

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 130 US AQI

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Weather icon73.4°59°
Wind rotating 298 degree

11.2 mp/h

Sunday, Oct 3

Unhealthy 176 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon66.2°51.8°
Wind rotating 72 degree

20.1 mp/h

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Historical

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