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Cotonou



What is the air quality like at post (good/moderate/bad)? Are there seasonal air quality issues? Does the air quality have an impact on health?

No issues. except for the generator in my yard that blows exhaust directly into my bedroom window. - Jan 28, 2017
Poor during some seasons. I purchased an air filter. - Oct 10, 2015
Moderate: Harmattan winds can bring some dust. - Jun 29, 2015
Moderate, perhaps? It can be pretty dusty, and there's not exactly anything like the EPA here to enforce emission standards. - Aug 23, 2014
Good. No complaints. - Jul 26, 2013
Air quality is fine. Expats run and bike outdoors. - May 21, 2013
Good. - Mar 2, 2013
The air quality depends on the time of year, direction of the wind, and amount of traffic on the street. Right now, the “Harmattans” (Saharan winds) are blowing and filling the sky with gray-brown dust that looks like a dirty overcast. Mix that with diesel and two-cycle effluents and Cotonou air gets a little on the toxic side. - Dec 29, 2011