BreezoMeter uses an index called “ICARS (MX)”
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.
ICARS (MX) represents air quality levels according to the following health categories:
Good air quality
Acceptable air quality
Poor air quality
Very poor air quality
Extremely poor air quality
1h or 8h avg.
The chart displays the pollutants that are part of the The following chart displays the pollutants that are part of the ICARS (MX) calculation and the timeframe taken to average each pollutant type.:
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