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?

Weather icon
WeatherScattered clouds
Temperature66.2°C
Humidity23%
Wind5 mp/h
Pressure1016 mb
Air pollution has cost an estimated1,300 deaths*in Pretoria in 2021LEARN MORE*Air pollution also cost approximately $530,000,000 USD in Pretoria in 2021.

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Real-time South Africa city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Ermelo, Mpumalanga

164

2 Eastleigh, Gauteng

142

3 Mokopane, Limpopo

129

4 Rustenburg, North West

122

5 Pretoria, Gauteng

106

6 Standerton, Mpumalanga

105

7 Worcester, Western Cape

98

8 Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng

96

9 Bloemfontein, Free State

95

10 Roodepoort, Gauteng

91

(local time)

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live Pretoria aqi ranking

Real-time Pretoria air quality ranking

#stationUS AQI
1 Herbert Baker Street

106

2 Oostvallei Retirement Village

86

(local time)

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US AQI

106

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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 106 US AQItrendPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
37.7µg/m³trend
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PM2.5

x7.5

PM2.5 concentration in Pretoria is currently 7.5 times the WHO annual air quality guideline value

Health Recommendations

How to protect from air pollution in Pretoria?

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Forecast

Pretoria air quality index (AQI) forecast

DayPollution levelWeatherTemperatureWind
Wednesday, Aug 10

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 120 US AQI

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Weather icon71.6°51.8°
Wind rotating 281 degree

4.5 mp/h

Thursday, Aug 11

Unhealthy 151 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon71.6°53.6°
Wind rotating 342 degree

4.5 mp/h

Friday, Aug 12

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 130 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon73.4°55.4°
Wind rotating 300 degree

8.9 mp/h

Today

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 106 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon77°57.2°
Wind rotating 306 degree

13.4 mp/h

Sunday, Aug 14

Moderate 69 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon68°51.8°
Wind rotating 235 degree

13.4 mp/h

Monday, Aug 15

Moderate 70 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon64.4°44.6°
Wind rotating 186 degree

8.9 mp/h

Tuesday, Aug 16

Moderate 69 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon66.2°44.6°
Wind rotating 331 degree

8.9 mp/h

Wednesday, Aug 17

Moderate 64 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon73.4°51.8°
Wind rotating 306 degree

11.2 mp/h

Thursday, Aug 18

Good 50 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon59°48.2°
Wind rotating 211 degree

17.9 mp/h

Friday, Aug 19

Moderate 79 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon62.6°42.8°
Wind rotating 190 degree

11.2 mp/h

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Pretoria air quality data attribution

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