Air quality in Iceland

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

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Iceland
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Grundartangi, West

53

2 Akureyri, Northeast

21

3 Hafnarfjoerdur, Capital Region

12

4 Kopavogur, Capital Region

11

5 Reykjavik, Capital Region

8

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Iceland
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Reykjavik, Capital Region

8

2 Kopavogur, Capital Region

11

3 Hafnarfjoerdur, Capital Region

12

4 Akureyri, Northeast

21

5 Grundartangi, West

53

(local time)

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OVERVIEW

How polluted is Iceland?

The national flag of USA

2021 Air quality average

Human face indicating AQI level

Good

2021 average US AQI

25

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PM2.5

x1.2

2021 average PM2.5 concentration in Iceland: 1.2 times the WHO annual air quality guideline value

2021  Iceland cleanest city Hafnarfjoerdur , Capital Region

18

2021  Iceland most polluted city Reykjavik , Capital Region

26

2021 aqi country ranking

How does Iceland rank globally in air pollution?

107/ 118 countries ranked in 2021

Which country had the worst air quality in 2021?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US AQI
1The national flag of USABangladesh164'689'383

161

2The national flag of USAChad16'425'859

161

3The national flag of USAPakistan220'892'331

156

4The national flag of USATajikistan9'537'642

152

5The national flag of USAIndia1'380'004'385

151

6The national flag of USAOman5'106'622

146

7The national flag of USAKyrgyzstan6'524'191

138

8The national flag of USABahrain1'701'583

136

9The national flag of USAIraq40'222'503

136

10The national flag of USANepal29'136'808

126

107The national flag of USAIceland341'250

25

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