London Air Quality Forecast – Current Air Pollution

The latest air quality forecast for London. Pollution and particulate levels updated every hour.

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London Air Pollution Summary: Low

Low air pollution forecast valid from Saturday 16 February to end of Monday 18 February GMT.

The weekend is forecast to be overcast with some sunny periods and a gentle breeze, temperatures expected to reach the mid-teens.

Back-trajectories show air arriving in London having travelled up through France, however, the track is more to the west, over the Bay of Biscay.

This path, plus lower weekend emissions, should mean less chance of importing significant levels of pollution.

Air pollution should remain 'Low' for the following pollutants through the forecast period:

Nitrogen Dioxide
PM2.5 Particulates
PM10 Particulates
Sulphur Dioxide
Ozone

Air Quality Pollution Levels

Nitrogen Dioxide Low
Ozone Low
PM10 Particulate Low
PM2.5 Particulate Low
Sulphur Dioxide Low

London Air Quality Tomorrow: None

The forecast for tomorrow is not available yet but should be issued around midday. GMT.

The forecast for tomorrow is not available yet but should be issued around midday.

Air Quality Pollution Levels: Tomorrow

Nitrogen Dioxide
Ozone
PM10 Particulate
PM2.5 Particulate
Sulphur Dioxide

Air Pollution Banding Value

Low 1-3
At Risk Individuals: Enjoy your usual outdoor activities.
General Population: Enjoy your usual outdoor activities.

Moderate 4-6
At Risk Individuals: Adults and children with lung problems, and adults with heart problems, who experience symptoms, should consider reducing strenuous physical activity, particularly outdoors.

General Population: Enjoy your usual outdoor activities.

High 7-9
At Risk Individuals: Adults and children with lung problems, and adults with heart problems, should reduce strenuous physical exertion, particularly outdoors, and particularly if they experience symptoms. People with asthma may find they need to use their reliever inhaler more often. Older people should also reduce physical exertion.

General Population: Anyone experiencing discomfort such as sore eyes, cough or sore throat should consider reducing activity, particularly outdoors.

Very High 10
At Risk Individuals: Adults and children with lung problems, adults with heart problems, and older people, should avoid strenuous physical activity. People with asthma may find they need to use their reliever inhaler more often.

General Population: Reduce physical exertion, particularly outdoors, especially if you experience symptoms such as cough or sore throat.

Air Quality Disclaimer

This London air quality forecast is intended to provide information on expected pollution levels in areas of significant public exposure.

It may not apply in very specific locations close to unusually strong or short-lived local sources of pollution.

Data supplied by TfL in conjunction with London Air.