Air Quality Report

Report for October 2019.

Measurements reveal that air polution levels are significantly below the safe working maximum limit.

Monitoring Station 1

Measuring started on 14. October

NO₂ (ppb)

Nitrogen Dioxide

Averaging period: 24 hours

Under the The Kenyan Environmental Management and co-ordination (Air quality ) Regulation of 2014, The permissible levels for Nitrogen Dioxide in 24 hours are 400 ppb.

0₃ (ppb)

Air Quality Index (AQI) for Ozone

Averaging period: 8 hours

Under the The Kenyan Environmental Management and co-ordination (Air quality ) Regulation of 2014, The permissible levels for Ozone in 8 hours are 1250 ppb.

PM2.5 (μg/m3)

Fine particulate matter

Averaging period: 24 hours

Under the The Kenyan Environmental Management and co-ordination (Air quality ) Regulation of 2014, The permissible levels for PM2.5 in 24 hours are 75 µg/m³.

Monitoring Station 2

Measuring started on 23. October

NO₂ (ppb)

Nitrogen Dioxide

Averaging period: 24 hours

Under the The Kenyan Environmental Management and co-ordination (Air quality ) Regulation of 2014, The permissible levels for Nitrogen Dioxide in 24 hours are 400 ppb.

0₃ (ppb)

Air Quality Index (AQI) for Ozone

Averaging period: 8 hours

Under the The Kenyan Environmental Management and co-ordination (Air quality ) Regulation of 2014, The permissible levels for Ozone in 8 hours are 1250 ppb.

PM2.5 (μg/m3)

Fine particulate matter

Averaging period: 24 hours

Under the The Kenyan Environmental Management and co-ordination (Air quality ) Regulation of 2014, The permissible levels for PM2.5 in 24 hours are 75 µg/m³.

Montly Average Values

November 2019

Monitoring Station 1

NO₂
1.18 ppb

Permissible:
400 ppb

0₃
19.04 ppb

Permissible:
1250 ppb

PM2.5
5.17 µg/m³

Permissible:
75 µg/m³

Monitoring Station 2

NO₂
1.08 ppb

Permissible:
400 ppb

0₃
15.69 ppb

Permissible:
1250 ppb

PM2.5
5.19 µg/m³

Permissible:
75 µg/m³

October 2019

Monitoring Station 1

NO₂
3.57 ppb

Permissible:
400 ppb

0₃
14.86 ppb

Permissible:
1250 ppb

PM2.5
2.70 µg/m³

Permissible:
75 µg/m³

Monitoring Station 2

NO₂
1.04 ppb

Permissible:
400 ppb

0₃
8.62 ppb

Permissible:
1250 ppb

PM2.5
3.57 µg/m³

Permissible:
75 µg/m³

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