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The Local Air Quality Index - Kuwait

The Local Air Quality Index is a method used by the government and companies to communicate air quality in an understandable way.

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How we calculate the air quality index - Kuwait

BreezoMeter uses an index called “KAQI (KW)”


We take the average of each pollutant type according to local government definitions.


An official conversion table is used to convert average pollutant concentrations to AQI for each pollutant.


The final AQI is determined by taking the worst AQI among all pollutants. The worst pollutant being the dominant pollutant.

Index Health Categories

KAQI (KW) represents air quality levels according to the following health categories:



Very good air quality

0 to 50

Good air quality

51 to 100

Moderate air quality

101 to 150

Bad air quality

151 to 300

Very bad air quality

301 to 500

Pollutant Type



24h avg.


1h or 8h avg.


1h or 24h avg.


1h or 24h avg.


1h or 8h avg.

Index Pollutant Types

The following chart displays the pollutants that are part of the KAQI (KW) calculation and the timeframe taken to average each pollutant type:

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