Plume Air Report is a free weather forecasting app for iPhone that shows air quality, pollution level, etc. in real-time. You can easily find out that what air you’re breathing and how safe is your city in terms of air pollution. The air quality is categorized as Fresh Air, Moderate Pollution, High Pollution, Very High Pollution, and Extreme Pollution. This app tells you that if it is safe for cycling, sports, hanging out with children, and eating outside according to your location’s air quality or pollution level. The best part of this app is that it shows how pollution is going to evolve within the next few hours. In addition to that, it also shows weather forecast for the next 24 hours. The main purpose of this app is to help you avoid some of the respiratory illness caused by the air pollution. “Plume Air Report” provides relevant recommendations of activities which can be done outside in order to avoid unnecessary exposure to air pollution.
The following screenshot shows the air quality and pollution level of a city.
This app works with over 150+ cities all over the world, including New York, Los Angeles, Mumbai, New Delhi, Shangai, etc. and can provide air pollution reports right on the app. You can easily get push notifications for pollution alerts, morning air reports, and evening air reports. It enables you to share your location’s air quality with your friends via Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, etc.
How to Use “Plume Air Report” App to Know Air Quality:
You can download and install the app from the App Store or from the link provided at the end of this post.
Let us see how to use this free iPhone app below.
Set up your favorite city:
As soon as you open up the app, it will ask you to set a city for which you want to know the air quality. There are tons of cities available from around the world’s famous countries. You can add as many cities as you want to know their pollution level and air quality. The following screenshot shows how to add a city.
View pollution level and weather forecast:
After you set up a new city, you can view the pollution level and weather forecast of the city right on the app. In addition to that, you can also view Plume Index (Air quality index) for the current period and yearly average. Most importantly, it displays the amount of Ozone, Nitrogen dioxide, and Sulphur dioxide present in the air of your city. Simply swipe in the middle of the pollution indicator to toggle the Plume Index and gas level. The following screenshot shows the pollution level, gas amount, and Plume Index of a city.
Navigate graph to view air forecast:
At the bottom of the app’s interface, there will be a graph, using which you can view the air forecast or weather forecast with respect to time. Simply drag through the entire graph and view the air forecast of a city. The following screenshot shows how to view air forecast with respect to time.
Get recommendations on daily activities:
You will be able to see four activity icons at the bottom of he app interface. The activity icons are for outside sports, cycling, hanging out with children, and eating outside. This app gives recommendations of activities as per the air quality of your location. As soon as you tap an activity, the app will give some advice for that particular activity by checking the Plume Index and pollution level. The following screenshot shows how the app provides activity recommendations.
Some key features of “Plume Air Report” iPhone app:
- Shows air quality and pollution level.
- Shows Plume Index (air quality index) and gas level (Ozone, Nitrogen dioxide, and Sulphur dioxide).
- Provides activity recommendations.
- Gives air or weather forecast as per time.
- Tons of famous cities in the app’s database, and much more.
My Final Verdict:
Plume Air Report is an outstanding iPhone app to know air quality and pollution level of a city in real-time. More than 150+ cities are stored in the app’s database. Along with pollution level, it shows air quality index and various gas level which can cause air pollution. The best feature of this app is that it provides daily activity recommendations as per the pollution level in your locality. If you want to know that which air (safe or polluted) you are breathing, then using this app is probably one of the best ways to do so.
Try the app from the link here.