Elev 256ft 33.98 °N, 81.01 °W

Columbia, SC

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Air Quality Index

Today:
Moderate

If you suffer respiratory issues, reduce prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion.

AQI:
60
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 - South Carolina DHEC

Air Quality Forecast:
Main Pollutant:
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Today
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100° | 76°
Partly Cloudy
Thu
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97° | 75°
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Fri
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95° | 75°
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Sat
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97° | 76°
Partly Cloudy

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.

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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)
LSCCOLUM22
Columbia, SC
2:47 AM
PM2.5
9.28
LSCCOLUM22
Columbia, SC
2:47 AM
PM10
9.76

Pressure

Current: 29.9 in .

Extreme Caution
ok
Heat Index: 99°F
75.9°F
99%
75.9°F
2 mph | SW

UV Index

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