Air quality in Iceland

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

LAST UPDATE (local time)

LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Iceland
Most polluted city ranking

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#cityUS AQI
1 Akureyri, Northeast

61

2 Reykjavik, Capital Region

57

3 Kopavogur, Capital Region

24

4 Hafnarfjoerdur, Capital Region

18

5 Grundartangi, West

12

6 Isafjoerdur, Westfjords

6

7 Grindavik, Southern Peninsula

1

8 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 Reydarfjoerdur, East

0

2 Grindavik, Southern Peninsula

1

3 Isafjoerdur, Westfjords

6

4 Grundartangi, West

12

5 Hafnarfjoerdur, Capital Region

18

6 Kopavogur, Capital Region

24

7 Reykjavik, Capital Region

57

8 Akureyri, Northeast

61

(local time)

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OVERVIEW

How polluted is Iceland?

The national flag of Rest of the world

2019 Air quality average

Human face indicating AQI level

Good

2019 average US AQI

23

2019  Iceland cleanest cityMosfellsbaer, Capital Region

16

2019  Iceland most polluted cityGrundartangi, West

35

2019 aqi country ranking

How does Iceland rank globally in air pollution?

96/ 98 countries ranked in 2019

Which country had the worst air quality in 2019?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US AQI
1The national flag of Rest of the worldBangladesh166'368'149

165

2The national flag of Rest of the worldPakistan200'813'818

156

3The national flag of Rest of the worldMongolia3'121'772

154

4The national flag of Rest of the worldAfghanistan36'373'176

153

5The national flag of Rest of the worldIndia1'354'051'854

152

6The national flag of Rest of the worldIndonesia266'794'980

141

7The national flag of Rest of the worldBahrain1'566'993

129

8The national flag of Rest of the worldNepal29'624'035

123

9The national flag of Rest of the worldUzbekistan32'364'996

115

10The national flag of Rest of the worldIraq39'127'900

111

96The national flag of Rest of the worldIceland337'780

23

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