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Air Quality Information


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◆ Forecast Standards

CategoryFine particles(PM-2.5)Coarse Particles(PM-10)Ozone(O₃)Nitrogen Dioxide(NO₂)Carbon Monoxide(CO)Sulfur Dioxide(SO₂)Comprehensive Air Quality Index
Good0~150~300~0.0300~0.0300~2.000~0.0200~50
Moderate16~3531~800.031~0.0900.031~0.0602.01~9.000.021~0.05051~100
Unhealthy36~7581~1500.091~0.1500.061~0.2009.01~15.000.051~0.150101~250
Very Unhealthy76~151~0.151~0.201~15.01~0.151~251~
Being Evaluated

◆ Alert Standards

Air PollutantWarning LevelAlert CriteriaCancellation Criteria
OzoneAdvisoryHourly average of 0.12ppm or higherHourly average below 0.12ppm
WarningHourly average of 0.30ppm or higherHourly average below 0.30ppm
→ Change alert level to advisory
Serious WarningHourly average of 0.50ppm or higherHourly average below 0.50ppm
→ Change alert level to warning
Coarse ParticlesAdvisoryHourly average of 150㎍/㎥ or higher for 2 hours or moreHourly average below 100㎍/㎥
WarningHourly average of 300㎍/㎥ or higher for 2 hours or moreHourly average below 150㎍/㎥
→ Change alert level to advisory
Fine particlesAdvisoryHourly average of 90㎍/㎥ or higher for 2 hours or moreHourly average below 50㎍/㎥
WarningHourly average of 180㎍/㎥ or higher for 2 hours or moreHourly average below 90㎍/㎥
→ Change alert level to advisory

◆ Measured Amount of Air Pollutants

CategoryStationCoarse Particles(㎍/㎥)Fine particles(㎍/㎥)Ozone(ppm)Nitrogen Dioxide(ppm)Carbon Monoxide(ppm)Sulfur Dioxide(ppm)Comprehensive Air Quality Index
1Hour1Hour1Hour1Hour1Hour1HourLevelIndexDeterminant Pollutant
City Air Quality Average for Seoul 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -