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
Temperature77°F
Humidity37%
Wind6 mp/h
Pressure30.3 Hg
Air pollution has cost an estimated1,700 deaths*in Pretoria in 2021LEARN MORE*Air pollution also cost approximately $700,000,000 USD in Pretoria in 2021.

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Real-time South Africa city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Sasolburg, Free State

128

2 Ga-Rankuwa, North West

112

3 Thabazimbi, Limpopo

105

4 Vereeniging, Gauteng

105

5 Bethlehem, Free State

95

6 Springs, Gauteng

94

7 Johannesburg, Gauteng

87

8 Eastleigh, Gauteng

86

9 Ermelo, Mpumalanga

79

10 Pretoria, Gauteng

78

(local time)

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Real-time Pretoria air quality ranking

#stationUS AQI
1 Herbert Baker Street

86

2 Oostvallei Retirement Village

70

(local time)

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US AQI

78

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Moderate

Human face indicating AQI level

Overview

What is the current air quality in Pretoria?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Moderate 78 US AQIPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
25µg/m³
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PM2.5

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PM2.5 concentration in Pretoria is currently 5 times 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
Sunday, Oct 2

Moderate 86 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon89.6°64.4°
Wind rotating 320 degree

8.9 mp/h

Monday, Oct 3

Moderate 94 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon91.4°66.2°
Wind rotating 318 degree

8.9 mp/h

Tuesday, Oct 4

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 108 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon91.4°69.8°
Wind rotating 41 degree

15.7 mp/h

Today

Moderate 78 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon89.6°66.2°
Wind rotating 11 degree

13.4 mp/h

Thursday, Oct 6

Moderate 59 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon91.4°66.2°
Wind rotating 30 degree

11.2 mp/h

Friday, Oct 7

Moderate 67 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon91.4°69.8°
Wind rotating 48 degree

17.9 mp/h

Saturday, Oct 8

Moderate 56 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon86°62.6°
Wind rotating 13 degree

11.2 mp/h

Sunday, Oct 9

Moderate 62 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon89.6°64.4°
Wind rotating 19 degree

6.7 mp/h

Monday, Oct 10

Moderate 66 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon91.4°69.8°
Wind rotating 30 degree

11.2 mp/h

Tuesday, Oct 11

Moderate 74 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon91.4°69.8°
Wind rotating 28 degree

8.9 mp/h

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