AMBIENT AIR QUALITY DATA
YEAR - 2004

Annual Average Concentration of Air Pollutants under National Air Quality Monitoring Programme (NAMP)

Table 1: Summary of SO2 levels (Annual Average Concentration in mg/m3) in various cities during 2004.

S.No.

STATE/UT

CITY

LOCATION

Type of Area

Average

(mg/m3)

Std.

deviation

n

Air Quality

1

Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad

Nacharam

I

8

4

90

L

CITD Balanagar

I

4

2

98

L

Uppal

I

4

1

99

L

Jublee Hills

R

BDL

1

97

L

Charminar

R

4

1

59

L

Tarnaka

R

10

7

96

L

ABIDS Circle

R

11

6

93

L

Visakhapatnam

Industrial Estate

I

10

2

120

L

Mindi

R

11

2

120

L

Police Barracks

R

10

2

120

L

Seethammadhara

R

10

1

70

L

Naval Area

S

10

1

70

M

Tirupati

Regional Science Centre

S

7

2

56

L

Table 2: Summary of NO2 levels (Annual Average Concentration in mg/m3) in various cities during 2004.

S.No.

STATE/UT

CITY

LOCATION

Type of Area

Average

(mg/m3)

Std.

deviation

n

Air Quality

1

Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad

Nacharam

I

18

9

91

L

CITD Balanagar

I

42

21

98

M

Uppal

I

38

16

99

L

Jublee Hills

R

17

6

97

L

Charminar

R

25

5

59

L

Tarnaka

R

29

11

95

L

ABIDS Circle

R

46

16

94

M

Visakhapatnam

Industrial Estate

I

32

3

120

L

Mindi

R

33

3

120

M

Police Barracks

R

32

3

120

M

Seethammadhara

R

32

2

70

M

Naval Area

S

31

2

70

C

Tirupati

Regional Science Centre

S

BDL

2

56

L

Table 3: Summary of RSPM levels (Annual Average Concentration in mg/m3) in various cities during 2004.

S.No.

STATE/UT

CITY

LOCATION

Type of Area

Average

(mg/m3)

Std.

deviation

n

Air Quality

1

Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad

Nacharam

I

42

18

87

L

CITD Balanagar

I

90

29

98

M

Uppal

I

79

32

98

M

Jublee Hills

R

52

26

97

M

Charminar

R

93

28

59

C

Tarnaka

R

56

23

95

M

ABIDS Circle

R

54

27

93

M

Visakhapatnam

Industrial Estate

I

91

10

120

M

Mindi

R

98

16

120

C

Police Barracks

R

93

12

120

C

Seethammadhara

R

80

7

70

H

Naval Area

S

77

6

70

C

Tirupati

Regional Science Centre

S

52

8

48

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Table 4: Summary of SPM levels (Annual Average Concentration in mg/m3) in various cities during 2004.

S.No.

STATE/UT

CITY

LOCATION

Type of Area

Average

(mg/m3)

Std.

deviation

n

Air Quality

1

Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad

Nacharam

I

111

42

91

L

CITD Balanagar

I

247

73

98

M

Uppal

I

199

76

98

M

Jublee Hills

R

126

52

97

M

Charminar

R

266

83

59

C

Tarnaka

R

148

43

96

H

ABIDS Circle

R

171

57

96

H

Visakhapatnam

Industrial Estate

I

185

18

120

M

Mindi

R

195

27

120

H

Police Barracks

R

186

21

120

H

Seethammadhara

R

162

12

70

H

Naval Area

S

156

10

70

C

Tirupati

Regional Science Centre

S

73

7

48

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Note:- R Residential and other areas, I Industrial area, Std deviation Standard deviation,

n number of days monitored for 16 and more hours a day

L- Low, M- Moderate, H High and C Critical levels of pollution based on exceedence factor

BDL = Below Detection Limit (Concentration less than 4 mg/m3 for SO2)
BDL = Below Detection Limit (Concentration less than 9 mg/m3 for NO2)