Chengdu PM2.5 main AQI update: Comparative PM2.5 data for 2 measurement stations in Chengdu

Posted on January 11th 2013
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For more information, please refer to the Shanghai AQI update explanations. The following graphics show the relative PM2.5 AQI data for Chengdu stations on which the overall Chengu AQI is based.

Chengdu US Consulate (成都美国总领事馆) PM2.5 AQI reported by the US consulateChengdu US Consulate, Chengdu PM25 (fine particulate matter)  measured by :
 • U.S. Consulate Chengdu Air Quality Monitor
 • Sichuan Province Environmental Protection Agency (四川省环保重点城市环境空气质量实时监测结果).
Values are converted to the US EPA AQI standard.
Caotang Temple, Chengdu (成都草堂寺) PM2.5 AQI reported by MEPCaotang Temple, Chengdu PM25 (fine particulate matter)  measured by :
 • Sichuan Province Environmental Protection Agency (四川省环保重点城市环境空气质量实时监测结果)
 • Chengdu Environmental Protection Agency (成都市环境监测中心站_成都市环境监测中心站).
Values are converted to the US EPA AQI standard.


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    AQIAir Pollution LevelHealth ImplicationsCautionary Statement (for PM2.5)
    0 - 50GoodAir quality is considered satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no riskNone
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    201-300Very UnhealthyHealth warnings of emergency conditions. The entire population is more likely to be affected.Active children and adults, and people with respiratory disease, such as asthma, should avoid all outdoor exertion; everyone else, especially children, should limit outdoor exertion.
    300+HazardousHealth alert: everyone may experience more serious health effectsEveryone should avoid all outdoor exertion

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