Yellowknife - Air Quality Health Index

Calculated at: 6:00 PM MDT Wednesday 24 July 2024

1Low Risk




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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.

Issued at: 5:00 PM MDT Wednesday 24 July 2024

Wednesday night

7 - High Risk

Thursday

10+ - Very High Risk

Thursday night

9 - High Risk

Friday

7 - High 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, or your physician.

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

Did you know...?

Transportation accounts for about ¼ of Canada's greenhouse gas emissions and is a major contributor to smog in urban areas.


The AQHI is an initiative between Environment Canada, Health Canada and the Government of the Northwest Territories Departments of Environment and Natural Resources and Health and Social Services.

AQHIScale

Observed ConditionsFootnote


1 - Low Risk

Calculated at:

6:00 PM MDT Wednesday 24 July 2024

 

Forecast Maximums


Wednesday night
7 - High Risk



Thursday
10+ Very High Risk



Thursday night
9 - High Risk



Friday
7 - High Risk




Issued at:

5:00 PM MDT Wednesday 24 July 2024

 

The AQHI is an initiative between Environment Canada, Health Canada and the Government of the Northwest Territories Departments of Environment and Natural Resources and Health and Social Services.

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