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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WeatherBroken clouds
Temperature14°C
Humidity44%
Wind4.8 mp/h
Pressure1021 mb
Air pollution has cost an estimated800 deaths*in Pretoria in 2021LEARN MORE*Air pollution also cost approximately $320,000,000 USD in Pretoria in 2021.

live aqi city ranking

Real-time South Africa city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Hartbeespoort, North West

152

2 Vereeniging, Gauteng

151

3 Sasolburg, Free State

144

4 Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng

121

5 Ermelo, Mpumalanga

86

6 Middelburg, Mpumalanga

79

7 Standerton, Mpumalanga

78

8 Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal

75

9 eMkhomazi, KwaZulu-Natal

73

10 Rustenburg, North West

73

(local time)

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live Pretoria aqi ranking

Real-time Pretoria air quality ranking

#stationUS AQI
1 Herbert Baker Street

62

2 Booysens

0

(local time)

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US AQI

62

live AQI index
Moderate

Human face indicating AQI level

Overview

What is the current air quality in Pretoria?

Air pollution levelAir quality indexMain pollutant
Moderate 62 US AQIPM2.5
PollutantsConcentration
PM2.5
17.4µg/m³
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PM2.5

x3.5

PM2.5 concentration in Pretoria is currently 3.5 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
Saturday, Jun 11

Moderate 78 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon17°
Wind rotating 358 degree

7.2 mp/h

Sunday, Jun 12

Moderate 81 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon18°
Wind rotating 310 degree

7.2 mp/h

Monday, Jun 13

Moderate 82 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon18°
Wind rotating 300 degree

10.8 mp/h

Today

Moderate 62 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon18°10°
Wind rotating 304 degree

18 mp/h

Wednesday, Jun 15

Moderate 61 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon15°
Wind rotating 205 degree

18 mp/h

Thursday, Jun 16

Moderate 87 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon15°
Wind rotating 181 degree

7.2 mp/h

Friday, Jun 17

Moderate 94 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon15°
Wind rotating 323 degree

7.2 mp/h

Saturday, Jun 18

Moderate 62 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon18°
Wind rotating 318 degree

10.8 mp/h

Sunday, Jun 19

Moderate 56 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon21°11°
Wind rotating 44 degree

21.6 mp/h

Monday, Jun 20

Moderate 54 US AQI

Human face indicating AQI level
Weather icon20°11°
Wind rotating 27 degree

18 mp/h

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Historical

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