Air quality by state map. Moderate 51 100 air quality is acceptable. The starting point for graphical digital government air quality guidance. Hyperlinks below access maps of air quality for each state. National digital air quality forecast guidance page.
However for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are unusually sensitive to air pollution. The maricopa county air quality department ensures that clean air standards are achieved and maintained for the people of maricopa county. The urban heat island effect is real but it has not had a significant impact on global temperatures since 1950. All data are reported in mountain standard time mst.
An air quality index aqi is used by government agencies to communicate to the public how polluted the air currently is or how polluted it is forecast to become. The quality of our air directly impacts our health and the natural environment so we want our air to be as clean as possible. During daylight savings time add one hour to the reported hour.