International Air Quality API Parameters

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Air Quality API Query String Parameters

Parameter Description Default value
api Hostname to be used only in production: api.accuweather.com N/A Required
apidev Hostname to be used only in development: apidev.accuweather.com N/A Required
apikey Unique code used to access the API N/A Required
version Version of the API v1 Required
locationkey Unique ID used to search for a specific location N/A Required
format Format of the response JSON Optional

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Air Quality API Response Parameters

Parameter Description
Date Date
EpochDate Datetime of the forecast displayed as the number of seconds that have elapsed since January 1, 1970 (midnight UTC/GMT)
Index Air quality index. Scale from 0-500, with 0 being best air quality and 500 being worst.
ParticulateMatter2_5 The concentration, in micrograms per cubic meter of air (µg/m3), of particles smaller than 2.5 microns in diameter. Average value over the past hour.
ParticulateMatter10 The concentration, in µg/m3, of particles larger than 2.5 microns in diameter, but smaller than 10 microns in diameter. Average value over the past hour.
Ozone The concentration, in µg/m3, of ozone particles. Average value over the past hour.
CarbonMonoxide The concentration, in parts per million (ppm), of carbon monoxide. Average value over the past hour.
NitrogenMonoxide The concentration, in µg/m3, of nitrogen monoxide. Average value over the past hour.
NitrogenDioxide The concentration, in µg/m3, of nitrogen dioxide. Average value over the past hour.
SulfurMonoxide The concentration, in µg/m3, of sulfur monoxide. Average value over the past hour.
Lead The concentration, in µg/m3, of lead particles. Average value over the past hour.
Source Data Source.

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