Levels on Noise In decibels (dB)

The noise level is measured in decibels. Most sounds range from 30 to 70 decibels. Here is the chart showing common sounds in decibels. Take this chart as a reference.

NoiseAverage decibels (dB)
Leaves rustling, soft music, whisper30
Average home noise40
Normal conversation, background music60
Office noise, Traffic inside the car at 60 mph70
Vacuum cleaner, the average radio, Alarm clocks75
Heavy traffic, window air conditioner, noisy restaurant, power lawnmower
80–89 (sounds above 85 dB are harmful)
Subway, shouted conversation90–95
Boom box, ATV, motorcycle96–100
School dance101–105
Chainsaw, leaf blower, snowmobile106–115
rock concert, loud symphony120–129 (Dangerous over 30 seconds)
Stock car races130 (Dangerous over 30 seconds)
Fire works, siren at 100 feet140 (Dangerous over 30 seconds)
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