Elev 62ft 42.38 °N, 71.13 °W

Cambridge, MA

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Air Quality Index

Today:
Good

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

AQI:
35
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 - Massachusetts Dept. of Environmental Protection

Air Quality Forecast:
Main Pollutant:
Tuesday
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Current
none

:

Today
none
68° | 54°
Partly Cloudy
Tue
none
77° | 60°
Clear
Wed
none
80° | 65°
Partly Cloudy
Thu
none
74° | 66°
Chance of Rain

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)
LMASOMER1
Somerville, MA
6:02 PM
PM10
4.59
LMASOMER1
Somerville, MA
6:02 PM
PM2.5
4.32
LMATYNGS1
Tyngsborough, MA
6:02 PM
PM10
4.65
LMATYNGS1
Tyngsborough, MA
6:02 PM
PM2.5
4.65
LMACAMBR3
Cambridge, MA
6:02 PM
PM10
3.18

Pressure

Current: 30.0 in .

Good
ok
ok: 73°F
74.1°F
33%
74.1°F
0.6 mph | SW

UV Index

Current
high
Current
6
Select Skin Type

-World Health Organization

high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Limit sun exposure to 11-32 minutes. Apply skin protection factor (SPF) 30+ and wear protective clothing (hat and UV-A&B sunglasses).