Paris - 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?

Good to moderate. - May 2022

Fine - lots of pollen in the spring. - Jul 2020

Varies, with occasional episodes of moderate to high air pollution. Usually only for short periods of time, though. - Jan 2018

Good most days. - Aug 2015

Usually fine, but there was a week where one could only drive every other day (based on license plate) in order to reduce smog. - Feb 2015

Fine. - Jun 2013

Fine. - Jan 2011

The air quality in Paris can be quite poor at times. I often feel like I'm breathing air in a giant parking garage. My oldest daughter has asthma and she has quite a bit of trouble here between the poor air, the damp weather, and the ongoing chest colds. - Sep 2010


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