Air quality in Soweto

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

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Weather

What is the current weather in Soweto?

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WeatherClear sky
Temperature42.8°F
Humidity20%
Wind5.8 mp/h
Pressure30.2 Hg

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139

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92

3The national flag of International KwaMbonambi, KwaZulu-Natal

73

4The national flag of International Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal

61

5The national flag of International Thabazimbi, Limpopo

35

6The national flag of International Cape Town, Western Cape

25

7The national flag of International eMbalenhle, Mpumalanga

14

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1 Jabavu

216

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Overview

What is the current air quality in Soweto?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Very unhealthy 216 US AQIPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
141.1µg/m³
O3
0.9µg/m³
SO2
4.7µg/m³
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PM2.5

x28.2

PM2.5 concentration in Soweto is currently 28.2 times the WHO annual air quality guideline value

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Forecast

Soweto air quality index (AQI) forecast

DayPollution levelWeatherTemperatureWind
Saturday, Jul 13

Good 6 AQI US

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69.8° 46.4°
Wind rotating 314 degree 11.2 mp/h
Sunday, Jul 14

Good 2 AQI US

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71.6° 48.2°
Wind rotating 277 degree 15.7 mp/h
Monday, Jul 15

Unhealthy 158 AQI US

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62.6° 37.4°
Wind rotating 246 degree 8.9 mp/h
Today

Very unhealthy 216 AQI US

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66.2° 41°
Wind rotating 284 degree 8.9 mp/h
Wednesday, Jul 17

Moderate 89 AQI US

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69.8° 44.6°
Wind rotating 274 degree 6.7 mp/h
Thursday, Jul 18

Moderate 95 AQI US

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71.6° 48.2°
Wind rotating 311 degree 11.2 mp/h
Friday, Jul 19

Moderate 85 AQI US

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71.6° 50°
Wind rotating 308 degree 15.7 mp/h
Saturday, Jul 20

Moderate 97 AQI US

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64.4° 44.6°
Wind rotating 271 degree 8.9 mp/h
Sunday, Jul 21

Unhealthy for sensitive groups 133 AQI US

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64.4° 39.2°
Wind rotating 313 degree 11.2 mp/h
Monday, Jul 22

Unhealthy 159 AQI US

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66.2° 44.6°
Wind rotating 289 degree 8.9 mp/h

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