Elev 111ft 41.77 °N, 72.69 °W

Hartford, CT

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Air Quality Index

Today:
Good

Help keep air quality good by biking to work and enjoying outdoor activities.

AQI:
47
Dominant Pollutant:
PM2.5

Tiny particles called PM2.5 irritate the eyes, nose, and respiratory system. Long-term exposure aggravates heart and lung disease.

AQI Source: EPA AirNow - Connecticut Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection

Air Quality Forecast:
Main Pollutant:
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Current
low

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Today
low
92° | 73°
Partly Cloudy
Tue
none
86° | 59°
Partly Cloudy
Wed
none
84° | 63°
Mostly Cloudy
Thu
none
86° | 58°
Clear

Air Quality & Health Tips

carpool

Carpooling reduces particulates in the air and additional unhealthy pollutants by half!

pollen

Pollen counts are highest on warm days. Best times to be outdoors is in the early morning when dew is still on the plants.

U.S. Counties Health Map & Air Pollution Monitors

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Fine Particulate Matter PM2.5*
Is an air pollutant that is a concern for people's health when levels are high. PM2.5 are tiny particles in the air which reduce visibility and cause the air to appear hazy when levels are elevated.
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Nearby Pollution Monitors

ID
Location
Time
Type
Level (µg/m3)
LCTHARWI1
Harwinton, CT
2:29 PM
PM10
32.49
LCTHARWI1
Harwinton, CT
2:29 PM
PM2.5
30.55
LCTWINST1
Winsted, CT
2:28 PM
PM10
25.1
LCTWINST1
Winsted, CT
2:28 PM
PM2.5
24.45

Pressure

Current: 0.0 in .

Extreme Caution
ok
Heat Index: 98°F
79.2°F
67%
81°F
5 mph | North

UV Index

Current
very high
Current
9
Select Skin Type

-World Health Organization

very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Limit sun exposure to 8-22 minutes. Apply skin protection factor (SPF) 30+, wear protective clothing (hat and UV-A&B sunglasses), and make attempts to avoid the sun between 10am to 4pm.