North America Air Pollution Statistics
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

Vanderhoof, British Comlumbia, Canada on 2019-10-20 23:00:00
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173
Laramie County Mobile, Wyoming, USA on 2019-10-21 00:00:00
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153
Calexico-Ethel Street, Imperial, California on 2019-10-20 23:00:00
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137
Chester, Pennsylvania, USA on 2019-10-20 07:00:00
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131
Universidad, Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico on 2019-10-20 21:00:00
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127
Portola - Gulling Street, Plumas, California on 2019-10-21 00:00:00
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112
Finanzas, Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico on 2019-10-20 23:00:00
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105
Fall River on 2019-10-20 23:00:00
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93
Northshore site, Madisonville, Louisiana, USA on 2019-10-21 01:00:00
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92
Jurisdicción Sanitaria, Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico on 2019-10-20 16:00:00
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91

Best

Caroline, Alberta, Canada on 2019-10-21 00:00:00
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1
Fort Chipewyan, Alberta, Canada on 2019-10-21 00:00:00
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2
Flin Flon, Manitoba, Canada on 2019-10-20 22:00:00
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2
Stony Mountain, Alberta, Canada on 2019-10-21 00:00:00
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3
Brandon, Manitoba, Canada on 2019-10-20 22:00:00
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3
Fort McMurray Athabasca Valley, Alberta, Canada on 2019-10-21 00:00:00
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4
Pierre, South Dakota, USA on 2019-10-20 20:00:00
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4
Buffalo Viewpoint, Alberta, Canada on 2019-10-20 23:00:00
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5
Grand Falls-Windsor, NewFoundland, Canada on 2019-10-20 22:30:00
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8
Bismarck Residential, North Dakota, USA on 2019-10-20 23:00:00
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9


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Air Quality Rankings

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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

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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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