Air quality in Durban

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

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Weather

What is the current weather in Durban?

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WeatherClear sky
Temperature57.2°C
Humidity90%
Wind0.8 mp/h
Pressure1019 mb

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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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1 New Germany

137

(local time)

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US AQI

137

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Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups

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Overview

What is the current air quality in Durban?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 137 US AQItrendPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
50 µg/m³trend
PM10
66 µg/m³trend
SO2
7.8 µg/m³trend
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PM2.5

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

Health Recommendations

How to protect from air pollution in Durban?

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Forecast

Durban air quality index (AQI) forecast

DayPollution levelWeatherTemperatureWind
Monday, Aug 2

Moderate 65 US AQI

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Tuesday, Aug 3

Moderate 68 US AQI

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Wednesday, Aug 4

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 134 US AQI

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Today

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 123 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon73.4°51.8°
Wind rotating 119 degree

8.9 mp/h

Friday, Aug 6

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 108 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon69.8°51.8°
Wind rotating 152 degree

13.4 mp/h

Saturday, Aug 7

Moderate 85 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon68°51.8°
Wind rotating 111 degree

8.9 mp/h

Sunday, Aug 8

Moderate 80 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon78.8°50°
Wind rotating 68 degree

8.9 mp/h

Monday, Aug 9

Moderate 55 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon64.4°51.8°
Wind rotating 180 degree

17.9 mp/h

Tuesday, Aug 10

Good 43 US AQI

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Weather icon60.8°44.6°
Wind rotating 64 degree

8.9 mp/h

Wednesday, Aug 11

Moderate 75 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon78.8°44.6°
Wind rotating 61 degree

8.9 mp/h

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Historical

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