Check the air quality index in Valencia according to the method used by the EPA (American Environmental Protection Agency) and its effects on health.

In order to calculate the air quality index, at Eltiempo.es we apply the formula suggested by the EPA, which calculates the index for each pollutant depending on its concentration.

The pollutants are:

  • -Particles (PM)
  • -Carbon monoxide (CO)
  • -Ozone (O3)
  • -Nitrogen dioxide (NO2)
  • -Sulphur dioxide (SO2)

When we have calculated the indices for each pollutant, we select the one with the most unfavorable value. That value is then considered to be the air quality index for that moment.

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    Estaciones de Valencia

    Albalat dels Tarongers AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    ALBALAT DELS TARONGERS 20:00 del 18/09/2020 32

    32

    70 ug/m3

    3

    5 ug/m3

    11

    21 ug/m3

    7

    1.75 ug/m3

    2

    2.63 ug/m3

    1

    100 ug/m3
    Algar de Palancia AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    ALGAR DE PALÀNCIA 22:00 del 18/09/2020 17

    17

    35 ug/m3

    3

    6 ug/m3

    1

    3 ug/m3

    11

    2.63 ug/m3

    3

    3.25 ug/m3

    1

    100 ug/m3
    Alzira AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    ALZIRA 22:00 del 18/09/2020 22

    22

    47 ug/m3

    3

    5 ug/m3

    1

    3 ug/m3

    --

    --

    1

    100 ug/m3
    Benigánim AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    BENIGANIM 22:00 del 18/09/2020 24

    24

    52 ug/m3

    5

    9 ug/m3

    3

    4 ug/m3

    15

    3.5 ug/m3

    7

    7.25 ug/m3

    1

    100 ug/m3
    Buñol AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    BUÑOL CEMEX 21:00 del 18/09/2020 21

    17

    35 ug/m3

    6

    12 ug/m3

    1

    3 ug/m3

    21

    5 ug/m3

    11

    11.5 ug/m3

    1

    100 ug/m3
    Burjassot AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    BURJASSOT - FACULTATS 22:00 del 18/09/2020 18

    14

    30 ug/m3

    18

    35 ug/m3

    1

    3 ug/m3

    --

    --

    --

    Caudete de las Fuentes AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    CAUDETE DE LAS FUENTES 22:00 del 18/09/2020 10

    9

    19 ug/m3

    7

    14 ug/m3

    3

    4 ug/m3

    10

    2.38 ug/m3

    2

    2.5 ug/m3

    --

    Cortes de Pallás AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    CORTES DE PALLÁS 22:00 del 18/09/2020 21

    21

    45 ug/m3

    --

    --

    --

    --

    --

    Cuart de Poblet AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    QUART DE POBLET 22:00 del 18/09/2020 29

    17

    35 ug/m3

    7

    13 ug/m3

    1

    3 ug/m3

    29

    7 ug/m3

    11

    12.38 ug/m3

    --

    Gandía AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    GANDÍA 22:00 del 18/09/2020 17

    17

    35 ug/m3

    3

    5 ug/m3

    3

    4 ug/m3

    --

    --

    1

    100 ug/m3
    Ontinyent AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    ONTINYENT 22:00 del 18/09/2020 31

    31

    66 ug/m3

    --

    --

    --

    --

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    Paterna AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    PATERNA-CEAM 22:00 del 18/09/2020 16

    16

    34 ug/m3

    7

    14 ug/m3

    1

    3 ug/m3

    --

    --

    3

    300 ug/m3
    Sagunto AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    SAGUNT CEA 22:00 del 18/09/2020 26

    10

    21 ug/m3

    7

    13 ug/m3

    1

    3 ug/m3

    26

    6.13 ug/m3

    13

    14.5 ug/m3

    1

    100 ug/m3
    SAGUNT PORT 22:00 del 18/09/2020 20

    20

    43 ug/m3

    7

    13 ug/m3

    1

    3 ug/m3

    --

    --

    1

    100 ug/m3
    SAGUNT-NORD 22:00 del 18/09/2020 10

    10

    21 ug/m3

    6

    11 ug/m3

    --

    --

    --

    --

    Sedaví AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    VALÈNCIA - BULEVARD SUD 22:00 del 18/09/2020 20

    20

    43 ug/m3

    7

    14 ug/m3

    1

    3 ug/m3

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    --

    Torrebaja AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    TORREBAJA 22:00 del 18/09/2020 6

    6

    13 ug/m3

    --

    --

    --

    --

    --

    Torrente AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    TORRENT-EL VEDAT - --

    --

    --

    --

    --

    --

    --

    Valencia AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    VALÈNCIA - AVD. FRANCIA 22:00 del 18/09/2020 13

    13

    28 ug/m3

    10

    21 ug/m3

    1

    3 ug/m3

    12

    2.88 ug/m3

    6

    6.38 ug/m3

    2

    200 ug/m3
    VALÈNCIA - MOLÍ DEL SOL 22:00 del 18/09/2020 63

    19

    41 ug/m3

    8

    16 ug/m3

    1

    3 ug/m3

    63

    18 ug/m3

    17

    18 ug/m3

    1

    100 ug/m3
    VALÈNCIA-PISTA DE SILLA 22:00 del 18/09/2020 20

    17

    36 ug/m3

    8

    16 ug/m3

    1

    3 ug/m3

    20

    4.75 ug/m3

    --

    1

    100 ug/m3
    VALÈNCIA-POLITÈCNIC 22:00 del 18/09/2020 26

    13

    28 ug/m3

    5

    10 ug/m3

    1

    3 ug/m3

    26

    6.13 ug/m3

    8

    9.13 ug/m3

    --

    VALÈNCIA-VIVERS 22:00 del 18/09/2020 18

    18

    38 ug/m3

    18

    36 ug/m3

    1

    3 ug/m3

    --

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    Vilamarxant AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    VILAMARXANT 22:00 del 18/09/2020 16

    16

    34 ug/m3

    --

    --

    --

    --

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    Villar del Arzobispo AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    VILLAR DEL ARZOBISPO 22:00 del 18/09/2020 42

    22

    47 ug/m3

    2

    4 ug/m3

    1

    3 ug/m3

    42

    10 ug/m3

    12

    12.63 ug/m3

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    Zarra AQI O3 NO2 SO2 PM2.5 PM10 CO
    ZARRA 23:00 del 18/09/2020 32

    32

    69.69 ug/m3

    1

    1.46 ug/m3

    --

    0.53 ug/m3

    --

    --

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    Air quality legend

    • 00 50

      Good. Air quality is satisfactory and does not pose a health risk or such health risk is very small.

    • 51 100

      Moderate. Air quality is acceptable. However, there may be moderate health concern for a small number of the population due to certain polluting agents. For example, people who are unusually sensitive to ozone may experience the symptoms of a respiratory condition.

    • 101 150

      Moderate sensitive groups. Members of sensitive groups may experience effects on their health. This implies that they are very likely to be affected by lower pollution levels. For example, people with lung diseases, the elderly and children are at greater risk when exposed to ozone, while people with lung or heart disease are at greater risk when exposed to particulate contamination. This level of contamination does not represent adverse health conditions for the general public.

    • 151 200

      Unhealthy. Anyone can start to experience effects on their health. Members of sensitive groups may experience more serious effects on their health.

    • 201 300

      Very unhealthy. At this level, a health emergency warning must be issued in order to prevent effects on the health of the entire population since everyone may experience negative effects on their health.

    • 301 500

      Hazardous for health. Hazardous values; it is very likely that the entire population will experience serious effects on their health. A health alert should be issued.


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