Beijing Air Quality: pm2.5

Beijing's average PM2.5 has continued to improve dramatically

2008
(partial year)
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
150 166 166 159 151 162 158 141 132 118
Not only was the best month in the last 10 years recorded in 2017 (August, average 90.1), but December (96.3) was the 3rd highest, and 9 months placed in the top 18 of the 115 recorded. The worst month (February, 126.9) came in 27th. November and December actually had a full 1/3 of their readings GREEN! See the monthly comparison chart

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Last updated at 2018-02-21 22:00 CST

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Beijing Results from 2008-04-08 16:00 to 2018-02-22 12:00

Hours: 86565 Readings: 80098 Average: 149.09 High: 826 Low: 0

Summary
< 0 (no reading)
7.47% (6467)

< 50 (Good)
8.92% (7725)

< 100 (Moderate)
21.17% (18328)

< 150 (Heavy)
12.38% (10717)

< 200 (Unhealthy)
33.37% (28887)

< 300 (Very unhealthy)
11.42% (9888)

< 500 (Hazardous)
4.97% (4302)

< 9999 (Crazy bad)
0.29% (251)