District of Columbia

If you live in District of Columbia, the air you breathe may put your health at risk.

Ozone

Particle Pollution 24-hour

Particle Pollution Annual

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High Ozone Days
Ozone Grade: F How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average 13.7 Change Since 1996:
32.7
13.7
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - 24 Hour
Grade: D How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 2.2 Change Since 2000:
19
2.2
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - Annual
Grade: Pass How is my grade calculated?
Design Value 10.4 Change Since 2000:
16.4
10.4
µg/m3
Groups At Risk
Total Population: 632,323 Risks to the population
Pediatric Asthma: 15,250 Risks to people with Asthma
Adult Asthma: 53,904 Risks to people with Asthma
COPD: 23,055 Risks to people with COPD
Cardiovascular Disease: 37,703 Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes: 41,886Risks to people with Diabetes
Children Under 18: 109,480 Risks to children and teens
Adults 65 & Over: 71,889 Risks to older adults
Poverty Estimate: 112,719Risks to people with low incomes

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  • Ranked 8 for high ozone days out of 277 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 37 for 24-hour particle pollution out of 277 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 40 for annual particle pollution out of 277 metropolitan areas

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This County:

Washington, DC

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There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

What is my length? 40
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ABCDFDNCINC
Particle Pollution - 24 Hour Learn More
Change Since

This County:

District of Columbia, DC

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

ABCDFDNCINC
Particle Pollution - Annual Learn More
Change Since

This County:

District of Columbia, DC

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

PASSFAILDNCINC
Groups At Risk
Total Population: Risks to the population
Pediatric Asthma: Risks to people with Asthma
Adult Asthma: Risks to people with Asthma
COPD: Risks to people with COPD
Cardiovascular Disease: Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes: Risks to people with Diabetes
Children Under 18: Risks to children and teens
Adults 65 & Over: Risks to older adults
Poverty Estimate: Risks to people with low incomes

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