Victoria/Saanich - Air Quality Health Index

Current

Calculated at: 11:00 PM PDT Wednesday 16 April 2014

2Low Risk

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
+
Low Risk
(1-3)
Moderate Risk
(4-6)
High Risk
(7-10)
Very High Risk

At-Risk Population:

General Population:

  • Ideal air quality for outdoor activities.

Forecast Maximums

Issued at: 5:00 PM PDT Wednesday 16 April 2014

Wednesday night
2 - Low Risk
Thursday
2 - Low Risk
Who is at risk?

People with heart and lung conditions are most affected by air pollution.

To find out if you are at risk, consult the health guide, your physician, or your local health authority.

Visit the national AQHI Web site to learn more about the AQHI.

Did you know...?

Children are vulnerable to air pollution: they inhale more air per kilogram of body weight than adults and therefore breathe in more pollutants.

The AQHI is an initiative of Environment Canada, Health Canada, the B.C. Ministry of Environment, the B.C. Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport, the B.C. Ministry of Health Services and the B.C. Lung Association.