Montevideo - 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 air quality. - Aug 2022

Outstanding. Limited industry and strong winds from ocean and river keep air clean. - Nov 2021

The air quality was generally fine. Some people had allergy issues in the spring. - Jul 2020

Air quality is good; people suffer with seasonal allergies though. - Aug 2018

Air quality is good. - Jun 2017

The air quality is very good here thanks to a constant breeze from the Plate River. It's a small city with a small population so there isn't a big problem with pollution. - Aug 2016

Very good. There are special articles about how clean the air is here because of the constant breeze from the ocean or river. There is not much industry here to pollute, but there is enough. Uruguay is a rural country with Montevideo being the largest city. - Mar 2014

The air is fairly clean, although some people have problems with allergies. - May 2013

Air quality is generally very good, as this is a small city without a lot of traffic. There is no smoking allowed in public places. Sometimes there is an evening haze from everyone lighting their wood grills. - Mar 2012

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