Air quality in Johannesburg

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

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Weather

What is the current weather in Johannesburg?

WeatherClear sky
Temperature46.4 oC
Humidity45 %
Wind1.8 mp/h
Pressure1029 mb
Air pollution has cost an estimated2,900 deaths*in Johannesburg in 2020LEARN MORE*Air pollution also cost approximately $1,200,000,000 USD in Johannesburg in 2020.

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Real-time South Africa city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1East London

156

2Vereeniging

154

3Midstream

153

4Pretoria

100

5Bloemfontein

96

6Sebokeng

86

7Secunda

86

8Bethlehem

83

9Eastleigh

75

10Berea

74

(local time)

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live Johannesburg aqi ranking

Real-time Johannesburg air quality ranking

#stationUS AQI
1Bedfordview

65

2Olifantsfontein

58

3Jabavu

45

4Diepkloof

19

(local time)

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US AQI

53

live AQI index
Moderate

Overview

What is the current air quality in Johannesburg?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Moderate53 US AQIPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
13.2 µg/m³
pm10
29.8 µg/m³

Health Recommendations

How to protect from air pollution in Johannesburg?

Close your windows to avoid dirty outdoor air
Sensitive groups should reduce outdoor exercise

Forecast

Johannesburg air quality index (AQI) forecast

DayPollution levelWeatherTemperatureWind
Saturday, Aug 1

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups118 US AQI

Sunday, Aug 2

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups126 US AQI

Monday, Aug 3

Moderate76 US AQI

Today

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups118 US AQI

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weather icon68° 50°

4.5 mp/h

Wednesday, Aug 5

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups111 US AQI

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weather icon66.2° 50°

2.2 mp/h

Thursday, Aug 6

Moderate59 US AQI

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weather icon64.4° 48.2°

13.4 mp/h

Friday, Aug 7

Moderate77 US AQI

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weather icon59° 44.6°

11.2 mp/h

Saturday, Aug 8

Moderate55 US AQI

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weather icon59° 42.8°

11.2 mp/h

Sunday, Aug 9

Moderate82 US AQI

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weather icon69.8° 48.2°

11.2 mp/h

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Historical

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