Air quality in Sri Lanka

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

LAST UPDATE   (local time)

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Real-time Sri Lanka
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Kandy

69

2Digana

57

3Gampaha

38

4Battaramulla

36

5Colombo

29

6Dambulla

21

  (local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Sri Lanka
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Dambulla

21

2Colombo

29

3Battaramulla

36

4Gampaha

38

5Digana

57

6Kandy

69

  (local time)

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How polluted is Sri Lanka?

2019 Air quality average

Moderate

2019 average US AQI

78

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PM2.5

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PM2.5 concentration in Sri Lanka in 2019 was 2 times above WHO exposure recommendation

2019  Sri Lanka cleanest city

Kandy, Central

69

2019  Sri Lanka most polluted city

Colombo, Western

78

2019 aqi country ranking

How does Sri Lanka rank globally in air pollution?

25/ 193 countries

Which country had the worst air quality in 2019?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US AQI
1Bangladesh166'368'149

165

2Pakistan200'813'818

156

3Mongolia3'121'772

154

4Afghanistan36'373'176

153

5India1'354'051'854

152

6Indonesia266'794'980

141

7Bahrain1'566'993

129

8Nepal29'624'035

123

9Uzbekistan32'364'996

115

10Iraq39'127'900

111

25Sri Lanka20'950'041

78

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