Top 10 Best and Worst Air Quality in North America

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The statistics below corresponds to the real-time readings
(last updated on ).

Worst

Valemount Firehall, British Comlumbia on 2018-10-22 15:00:00
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208
Langley Central, British Comlumbia on 2018-10-22 16:00:00
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166
Houston Firehall, British Comlumbia on 2018-10-22 15:00:00
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152
L Street, Tacoma, Washington, USA on 2018-10-22 15:00:00
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144
Duwamish, Seattle, Washington, USA on 2018-10-22 15:00:00
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136
S 36th St, Tacoma, Washington, USA on 2018-10-22 14:00:00
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132
Salmon, Idaho, USA on 2018-10-22 17:00:00
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129
FNSB RAMS, Alaska, USA on 2018-10-22 15:00:00
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123
7th Ave, Marysville, Washington, USA on 2018-10-22 15:00:00
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121
Azure Way, Maple Falls , Washington, USA on 2018-10-22 15:00:00
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121


Best

Beach Road VDOT, Richmond, USA on 2018-10-22 15:00:00
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1
Stoughton, Saskatchewan, Canada on 2018-10-22 15:00:00
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1
Marina 1, NorthWestTerritories, Canada on 2018-10-22 13:00:00
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1
Millville, NewJersey, USA on 2018-10-22 15:00:00
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1
New Albany, Indiana, USA on 2018-10-22 13:00:00
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2
Clemmons Middle, North Carolina, USA on 2018-10-22 16:00:00
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2
Charleston, West Virginia, USA on 2018-10-22 11:00:00
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2
VA Tech Agricultural Research Center, Hampton Roads, USA on 2018-10-22 15:00:00
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2
Fredericksburg Geomagnetic Observatory, Fredericksburg, USA on 2018-10-22 15:00:00
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2
Cold Lake South, Alberta, Canada on 2018-10-22 14:00:00
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2






About the Air Quality and Pollution Measurement:

About the Air Quality Levels

AQIAir Pollution LevelHealth ImplicationsCautionary Statement (for PM2.5)
0 - 50 Good Air quality is considered satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk None
51 -100 Moderate Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are unusually sensitive to air pollution. Active children and adults, and people with respiratory disease, such as asthma, should limit prolonged outdoor exertion.
101-150 Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Members of sensitive groups may experience health effects. The general public is not likely to be affected. Active children and adults, and people with respiratory disease, such as asthma, should limit prolonged outdoor exertion.
151-200 Unhealthy Everyone may begin to experience health effects; members of sensitive groups may experience more serious health effects Active children and adults, and people with respiratory disease, such as asthma, should avoid prolonged outdoor exertion; everyone else, especially children, should limit prolonged outdoor exertion
201-300 Very Unhealthy Health 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+ Hazardous Health alert: everyone may experience more serious health effects Everyone should avoid all outdoor exertion

To know more about Air Quality and Pollution, check the wikipedia Air Quality topic or the airnow guide to Air Quality and Your Health.

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Usage Notice: All the Air Quality data are unvalidated at the time of publication, and due to quality assurance these data may be amended, without notice, at any time. The World Air Quality Index project has exercised all reasonable skill and care in compiling the contents of this information and under no circumstances will the World Air Quality Index project team or its agents be liable in contract, tort or otherwise for any loss, injury or damage arising directly or indirectly from the supply of this data.



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