World's most polluted cities 2019 (PM2.5)

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Unit: µg/m³
Rank City 2019 AVG JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC 2018 AVG 2017 AVG
1 India
Ghaziabad, India
110.2 205.7 29.5 89.3 86.9 96.6 62.9 45.3 33 37.7 158.6 235.8 235.9 135.2 144.6
2 China
Hotan, China
110.1 60.1 70.1 189.1 151.8 128.6 57.9 119.7 126 87.8 103.9 114.5 106.1 116 91.9
3 Pakistan
Gujranwala, Pakistan
105.3 220.4 127.4 86.4 70.9 65.8 53.3 59.2 48.8 67.4 107.6 144.9 217.3 - -
4 Pakistan
Faisalabad, Pakistan
104.6 223 128.3 82 59.1 56.5 46.3 54.2 58.4 66.5 92 148.5 226.2 130.4 -
5 India
Delhi, India
98.6 191.7 84.8 75.3 71.4 76.6 56.7 43.2 31.9 37.2 116.7 200.7 194.8 113.5 108.2
6 India
Noida, India
97.7 151.8 38.1 78.3 81.8 88.6 65.3 47.4 33.1 36.5 134.3 212.4 222.6 123.6 134
7 India
Gurugram, India
93.1 234.5 62.3 76.3 83 92.2 84.9 47.3 39.1 41.8 108.2 146.8 102.9 135.8 145.6
8 Pakistan
Raiwind, Pakistan
92.2 - 201.3 137.1 119 101.9 66.6 41.3 27.2 34.9 70.1 113.4 93.3 - -
9 India
Greater Noida, India
91.3 194.5 65.8 76 70.3 61.2 51.8 39.4 32.1 30.2 130 195.5 191.1 - -
10 India
Bandhwari, India
90.5 88.5 82.5 60.5 78.7 90.2 74.1 54.9 35.4 42.6 112.6 187.9 178.6 - -
11 India
Lucknow, India
90.3 156.1 38.9 95.7 97.2 78.2 69.8 35.7 30.4 28.8 108.7 199.6 142 115.7 119.2
12 Pakistan
Lahore, Pakistan
89.5 199.1 110.3 73.6 62.5 53.7 44.5 39.9 40.9 54.7 104.6 134.9 182.7 114.9 133.2
13 India
Bulandshahr, India
89.4 184.9 115.9 88.5 83.7 79.6 55 39.2 28.6 28.2 105.4 129.2 146.5 - -
14 India
Muzaffarnagar, India
89.1 170.3 105.2 81.8 99.6 85.9 64 34.4 34.6 34.2 118.7 - - - -
15 India
Bagpat, India
88.6 168.1 114.4 83.1 88.6 86.9 68.1 47.6 31.3 36.2 80.4 176.3 164.6 - -
16 China
Kashgar, China
87.1 114.4 131.4 128.7 90.1 61.7 22.2 78.4 44.7 41.5 85.9 118.5 128.6 95.7 97.5
17 India
Jind, India
85.4 141.7 92.4 50 65.1 76.7 60.5 51.2 34.8 40.8 105.9 182 122 91.6 126.5
18 India
Faridabad, India
85 203.2 47 67.6 86.3 94.7 80.3 49.7 25.1 28.6 96.8 142.5 174.4 129.1 123
19 India
Coraut, India
85 173 71 106.8 91 84.6 58.7 38.6 37.7 30.8 77.8 134.9 121.4 - -
20 India
Bhiwadi, India
83.4 133.5 21.2 106.4 103.7 105.7 79.6 57.9 59 52.7 79.1 - 159 125.4 -
21 Bangladesh
Dhaka, Bangladesh
83.3 181.8 145.7 107.4 70.2 52.2 35.9 36.2 31.3 37.7 64.6 94.2 146.3 97.1 79.7
22 India
Patna, India
82.1 226.1 62.7 90.6 54.2 56.7 45.5 32.5 35.2 39.4 93.3 204.1 204.7 119.7 118.5
23 India
Palwal, India
82.1 98.4 18.2 65.5 113.9 111.7 88.8 52.2 34.2 33.2 96.8 161.6 141.1 - -
24 Indonesia
South Tangerang, Indonesia
81.3 44.1 61.4 48.9 60.9 87.2 107.6 102.9 90.5 100.7 104.4 88.6 76.1 - -
25 India
Muzaffarpur, India
81.2 198.5 80.5 99.1 55.3 60 33.9 - 34.3 24.6 60.7 - 192.5 110.3 107.4
26 India
Hisar, India
81 - - - 103.4 99.4 75.8 65.5 35.1 51.1 109.2 134.9 104.4 - -
27 Pakistan
Muridke, Pakistan
80.6 - 86.9 67.5 61.8 72.5 51.5 62.7 64.9 85.4 114.3 116.1 101.6 - -
28 India
Kutail, India
80.4 - - - 132 98.5 93.2 43.7 31.7 39.8 108.6 120.9 116.6 - -
29 India
Jodhpur, India
77.2 128.1 52.1 66.6 103.4 111.6 87.3 90.9 45.4 46.2 69.6 68.3 74.5 113.4 81.9
30 India
Moradabad, India
76.5 189 40.8 81.4 84.4 87.7 59.8 38.4 34.8 32.8 91.7 77.9 116.4 104.9 -
31 India
Sirsa, India
73.7 - - - 68 71.1 70.3 79.9 48 66.5 115.9 90 57.4 - -
32 China
Shangqiu, China
72.6 106.9 157.2 193.6 57.5 40.6 29.3 24.3 22.3 32.9 48 72.8 88.1 61.9 61.8
33 China
Anyang, China
70.3 137.8 158.4 60.4 64.8 38.1 34.1 32.8 30.4 39.5 47.4 84.5 118.4 72.9 81.1
34 India
Yamuna Nagar, India
69.5 112.3 42.3 58.4 79.5 86 79.5 61.6 43.5 48.2 95 70.9 103 - -
35 China
Handan, China
64.3 128.4 131.9 50.6 56.1 35.6 39.9 40.1 34.4 43.9 49.1 70.3 96.6 74 96.7
36 China
Shijiazhuang, China
64 146.7 127.6 60.4 53 35 39.3 39.1 27.6 38.6 51 71.2 83.6 76.7 98.8
37 Pakistan
Peshawar, Pakistan
63.9 81.2 44.3 28.6 53.7 44.4 56.4 52.8 41.4 60.9 75.2 77.9 113.5 - -
38 China
Xianyang, China
63.7 157 141.2 56.4 56.6 44.2 27.4 23.5 25.9 28.8 38.1 71.1 102.7 67.8 77.8
39 China
Xingtai, China
63.5 129.3 130.2 52.7 52.6 36.3 45.9 38.4 29.9 41.1 49.2 69.5 91.7 76.7 103.7
40 China
Puyang, China
63.4 133.1 144.8 55.4 49.3 33.2 31.2 28.4 22.7 34.4 43.8 74.6 112.2 63.5 68.8
41 China
Shihezi, China
63.3 186.3 135.1 95.1 21.6 21 14.5 20.5 18.1 21.2 30.5 56.8 135.1 61.3 60.6
42 China
Laiwu, China
63.1 113.6 101.3 100.5 - - 35.1 34.7 24.6 40.8 53.2 64 85.2 60.6 63.3
43 India
Ambala, India
63 - - - 55.8 64.1 58.3 40.6 33.2 38.5 99.4 89.4 92 - -
44 India
Kaimla, India
62.8 99.4 24 40.2 41.9 63.4 52.2 36.4 24.9 41.5 133.3 137.3 123.5 - -
45 Indonesia
Bekasi, Indonesia
62.6 52.1 65.7 56.4 66.1 74.6 81.2 - 63.3 62.9 65.2 60.9 55.9 - -
46 China
Luoyang, China
62.4 131.4 130.8 55.4 54.2 32.4 28 26.6 31.1 36.4 57.6 84.4 83.5 59.9 72.5
47 China
Hebi, China
62.1 101.7 131 52.1 59.3 30.3 32.5 35.4 30.5 35.9 48.3 83.1 107.5 55.8 64.4
48 Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
62 194.6 139.1 75.7 33.7 19.4 9.7 15.3 19.1 18 38.6 62.7 122.4 58.5 66.5
49 China
Linfen, China
61.7 171.7 112.3 42.2 53.2 33.5 33.6 29.4 31.7 34.5 44.6 61.7 91.3 68.2 80.6
50 India
Bhiwani, India
61.6 55.4 17.6 51.4 74.2 88 78.9 63.5 37.2 45.5 58.7 94.7 111.4 - -

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