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AQI Forecast by County
Thursday, July 18
Thu Fri
El Dorado
51
49
Placer
51
50
Sacramento
50
48
Yolo-Solano
44
42

Air Quality Map
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Do You Know Current Air Pollution Levels?
Check air quality conditions before you go outside. Smog increases throughout the day and it will be the highest in late-afternoon or early evening.

Download the free Sacramento Region Air Quality app today. You'll get air pollution readings from monitors throughout the region, the daily forecast, plus Spare The Air alerts.

You may also visit this site's Current Conditions to see the latest hourly air pollution readings.

A Spare The Air alert in the Sacramento region will be issued when the AQI for ground-level ozone pollution is forecast to reach 126 or above.

Sacramento Region Ozone Air Quality Forecast updated by noon
Today (Thu, July 18)
51 AQI - Moderate
Tomorrow (Fri, July 19)
50 AQI - Good

Yesterday's High Extended AQI Outlook
Wed, July 17
74 AQI - Moderate
Ozone
Sat, July 20
Moderate
Sun, July 21
Moderate
Mon, July 22
Moderate

Air Quality Forecast and Weather Discussion
Thursday through Saturday, southwesterly winds will strengthen in the Sacramento area, dispersing pollutants and bringing cleaner air into the region. Furthermore, slightly cooler temperatures will decrease ozone production. As a result, ozone levels across the region will be high-Good to low-Moderate on all three days.