Air quality in Cape Town

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

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Weather

What is the current weather in Cape Town?

WeatherBroken clouds
Temperature57.2°C
Humidity93%
Wind11.4 mp/h
Pressure1015 mb
Air pollution has cost an estimated1,200 deaths*in Cape Town in 2020LEARN MORE*Air pollution also cost approximately $440,000,000 USD in Cape Town in 2020.

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Real-time South Africa city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Sebokeng

133

2Pretoria

132

3Lephalale

127

4Soshanguve

123

5Standerton

123

6Springs

110

7Hartbeespoort

108

8Johannesburg

107

9Eastleigh

105

10Port Elizabeth

100

(local time)

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Real-time Cape Town air quality ranking

#stationUS AQI
1Foreshore

54

2Cape Point

1

(local time)

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9:07, Sep 23

Is there air pollution in Cape Town?

US AQI

1

live AQI index
Good

Overview

What is the current air quality in Cape Town?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Good1 US AQItrendno2
PollutantsConcentration
pm10
0.5 µg/m³trend
no2
6.8 µg/m³trend

Health Recommendations

How to protect from air pollution in Cape Town?

Open your windows to bring clean, fresh air indoors
Enjoy outdoor activities

Forecast

Cape Town air quality index (AQI) forecast

DayPollution levelWeatherTemperatureWind
Monday, Sep 21

Good25 US AQI

Tuesday, Sep 22

Good32 US AQI

Wednesday, Sep 23

Good29 US AQI

Today

Good43 US AQI

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weather icon64.4°55.4°

4.5 mp/h

Friday, Sep 25

Good18 US AQI

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weather icon59°53.6°

17.9 mp/h

Saturday, Sep 26

Good18 US AQI

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weather icon55.4°51.8°

8.9 mp/h

Sunday, Sep 27

Good16 US AQI

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weather icon59°51.8°

15.7 mp/h

Monday, Sep 28

Good8 US AQI

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weather icon59°53.6°

4.5 mp/h

Tuesday, Sep 29

Good28 US AQI

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weather icon59°53.6°

11.2 mp/h

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Historical

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