The measurement stations in the Norwegian cities (urban areas) are measuring the air quality 24/7, 365 days a year.
The displayed data refers to the last measured full hour. Please note that the time is in Norwegian winter time.
1. Open Chrome and enter the URL luftkvalitet.nilu.no.
2. Open your browser’s settings.
3. Scroll down and tap Add to Home screen.
4. Confirm by tapping Add.
When clicking the tab “Historical data” you will be able to see data for the available/ selected period.
In the station overview the road-, urban background- and industrial influenced stations are circle marked, while the regional background stations are square marked.
The measurement stations in the cities/urban areas are owned by the Norwegian municipalities or Statens vegvesen. The regional background stations are owned by NILU.
You will find further information here https://www.nilu.no/forskning/urban-luftkvalitet/maling-og-overvakning-av-luftkvalitet/
Good air quality – Small or no health impacts. Outdoor activity is recommended.
Moderate air quality – Some health impacts may occur i.e. persons with asthma and other respiratory diseases in addition to cardiovascular disease should be aware. Outdoor activity is recommended for most people, but some people with these diseases should assess their activities to areas with less traffic or less local emissions.
Bad air quality – Health impacts can occur for asthmatic people and persons with other respiratory diseases in addition to cardiovascular disease. Children with respiratory diseases should reduce their outdoor activities and stay away from the most polluted areas.
Very bad air quality – Vulnerable groups are exposed to health impacts. Respiratory tract irritations and discomfort may occur, also among healthy persons. Persons with cardiovascular disease and respiratory diseases should stay inside their homes and stay away from the most polluted areas.
You can find information about the air quality in other European countries here: European Air Quality Index
Data is retrieved from api.nilu.no
All data in this solution is openly available and can be downloaded for your own use.