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

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#cityUS AQI
1 Isafjoerdur, Westfjords

47

2 Akureyri, Northeast

21

3 Hafnarfjoerdur, Capital Region

14

4 Reykjavik, Capital Region

12

5 Kopavogur, Capital Region

8

6 Grundartangi, West

7

7 Hveragerdi, South

5

8 Reykjanesbaer, Southern Peninsula

4

9 Grindavik, Southern Peninsula

0

10 Reydarfjoerdur, East

0

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Iceland
Cleanest city ranking

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#cityUS AQI
1 Grindavik, Southern Peninsula

0

2 Reydarfjoerdur, East

0

3 Reykjanesbaer, Southern Peninsula

4

4 Hveragerdi, South

5

5 Grundartangi, West

7

6 Kopavogur, Capital Region

8

7 Reykjavik, Capital Region

12

8 Hafnarfjoerdur, Capital Region

14

9 Akureyri, Northeast

21

10 Isafjoerdur, Westfjords

47

(local time)

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How polluted is Iceland?

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2020 Air quality average

Human face indicating AQI level

Good

2020 average US AQI

30

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PM2.5

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PM2.5 concentration in Iceland air is currently 0 times above WHO exposure recommendation

2020  Iceland cleanest city Husavik , Northeast

18

2020  Iceland most polluted city Grundartangi , West

38

2020 aqi country ranking

How does Iceland rank globally in air pollution?

98/ 106 countries ranked in 2020

Which country had the worst air quality in 2020?

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

162

2The national flag of USAPakistan220'892'331

153

3The national flag of USAIndia1'380'004'385

141

4The national flag of USAMongolia3'278'292

128

5The national flag of USAAfghanistan38'928'341

128

6The national flag of USAOman5'106'622

123

7The national flag of USAQatar2'881'060

123

8The national flag of USAKyrgyzstan6'524'191

121

9The national flag of USAIndonesia273'523'621

114

10The national flag of USABosnia Herzegovina3'280'815

113

98The national flag of USAIceland341'250

30

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