Air quality in Pretoria

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

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Weather

What is the current weather in Pretoria?

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WeatherClear sky
Temperature62.6°C
Humidity29%
Wind3.4 mp/h
Pressure1025 mb
Air pollution has cost an estimated1,400 deaths*in Pretoria in 2021LEARN MORE*Air pollution also cost approximately $560,000,000 USD in Pretoria in 2021.

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Real-time South Africa city ranking

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#cityUS AQI
1 eMbalenhle, Mpumalanga

204

2 Springs, Gauteng

175

3 Middelburg, Mpumalanga

166

4 Johannesburg, Gauteng

162

5 Eastleigh, Gauteng

158

6 Howick, KwaZulu-Natal

151

7 Sasolburg, Free State

140

8 Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

137

9 Mokopane, Limpopo

133

10 Randburg, Gauteng

127

(local time)

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#stationUS AQI
1 Retief Avenue

114

2 Herbert Baker Street

112

3 Booysens

103

(local time)

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US AQI

113

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Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups

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Overview

What is the current air quality in Pretoria?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 113 US AQItrendPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
40.4 µg/m³trend
PM10
159.3 µg/m³trend
NO2
0.5 µg/m³trend
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PM2.5

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PM2.5 concentration in Pretoria air is currently 4 times above WHO exposure recommendation

Health Recommendations

How to protect from air pollution in Pretoria?

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Forecast

Pretoria air quality index (AQI) forecast

DayPollution levelWeatherTemperatureWind
Monday, Aug 2

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 104 US AQI

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Tuesday, Aug 3

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 122 US AQI

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Wednesday, Aug 4

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 119 US AQI

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Today

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 119 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon69.8°50°
Wind rotating 322 degree

4.5 mp/h

Friday, Aug 6

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 147 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon73.4°53.6°
Wind rotating 328 degree

6.7 mp/h

Saturday, Aug 7

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 115 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon78.8°57.2°
Wind rotating 297 degree

6.7 mp/h

Sunday, Aug 8

Moderate 94 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon75.2°55.4°
Wind rotating 319 degree

6.7 mp/h

Monday, Aug 9

Moderate 98 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon77°57.2°
Wind rotating 302 degree

8.9 mp/h

Tuesday, Aug 10

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 114 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon66.2°51.8°
Wind rotating 86 degree

11.2 mp/h

Wednesday, Aug 11

Moderate 67 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon68°46.4°
Wind rotating 329 degree

6.7 mp/h

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Historical

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