Ciudad Juarez - 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?

Aside from the problems with dust, the air quality seems ok. - Feb 2023

Moderate. There's many bad smells, from wood and coal fire in the winter, to sewage smells. There is no impact on health. - Mar 2022

It is dusty, dry and at 3500 ft elevation. The air is worse in spring, and the wind can be intense sometimes. I think some people have allergies because of the dust. - Jun 2019

Pollution and dry air takes a toll on most people. - Feb 2019

Not great year round. Those aware of the air quality readings may choose to limit time outside. - Jan 2019

The air quality is mostly good. Some times of the year are very windy, and that kicks up a lot of sand/dirt into the air. The pollution is similar to that in the United States. - Jun 2016

Dry and dusty. Dust storms in the Spring. - Apr 2016

Same as El Paso. - Apr 2016

I don't notice a difference between the air quality here and in the U.S. (we lived inside Dallas, so maybe not the cleanest air to compare). - Dec 2015

allergies during warm season - Aug 2015

Very good, little pollution. Dusty seasons a few days per year when it's really dusty. - Jun 2014

Good. - Aug 2013

Contrary to what other folks have posted, the air quality is not good in my opinion. The majority of folks here have allergy issues here. It is a dusty environment, it is too be expected. Neti pots are a desert dweller's best friend! - Aug 2013

Good. - Jun 2013

Moderate. The spring winds blow dust around. - Sep 2012

Really good, except for the occasional dust storm. I am amazed at how healthy my family (including children) have been here. If we get sick (rare) it runs it's course quickly and with little impact. I think that the clean, dry air helps. - Feb 2012

Dry, dusty. No real problems from pollution, but the dust can get to you. - Jul 2011

Dusty - Jun 2011

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