Air quality in Peru

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

LAST UPDATE (local time)

LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Peru
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Villa Maria del Triunfo, Lima

79

2 San Juan de Lurigancho, Lima

70

3 Lima, Lima

53

4 Trujillo, La Libertad

41

5 El Tambo, Junin

29

6 Cusco, Cusco

27

7 Chupaca, Junin

16

8 Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios

9

9 Inapari, Madre de Dios

8

10 San Martin de Porres, Lima

3

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Peru
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 San Martin de Porres, Lima

3

2 Inapari, Madre de Dios

8

3 Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios

9

4 Chupaca, Junin

16

5 Cusco, Cusco

27

6 El Tambo, Junin

29

7 Trujillo, La Libertad

41

8 Lima, Lima

53

9 San Juan de Lurigancho, Lima

70

10 Villa Maria del Triunfo, Lima

79

(local time)

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How polluted is Peru?

2019 Air quality average

Moderate

2019 average US AQI

74

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PM2.5

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

2019  Peru cleanest cityChupaca, Junin

57

2019  Peru most polluted cityLima, Lima

75

2019 aqi country ranking

How does Peru rank globally in air pollution?

33/ 98 countries ranked in 2019

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

33Peru32'551'815

74

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How to best protect from air pollution?

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