San Jose - Post Report Question and Answers

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?

Very good. Some issues when a volcano nearby erupts and the air has some ash. - Sep 2020

Air quality is good unless volcanic ash starts to blow. Not perfect, but I saw worse. - Jul 2018

Air quality is okay usually. The exception being when the volcano spews ash, then the air goes to crap and it can have a huge impact on health. - Dec 2016

During the dry season (December -April) the smog or smoke from burning trash, burning vegetation, and exhaust is quite noticeable. - Feb 2016

Moderate to good. Car exhaust in San Jose is worse than you might think but not so bad as other capitals. Environmental allergies gave me a tough time here until I found the right drugs. - Apr 2014

Excellent except during rainy season, when mold is present. - Jun 2013

Living in San Jose the air quality is nice. - Aug 2011

Pretty good. San Jose is a small city and doesn't have pollution. - Feb 2010

Good air quality in San Jose and throughout the country - Jan 2010

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