Helsinki - 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?
Air quality is excellent. - Oct 2021
In the spring there is a so called "dust season," when the snow has melted, but the gravel used to treat the roads remains (along with fine particles of asphalt churned up by studded tires), which can cause respiratory ailments. Otherwise, the air quality in Helsinki is the best in the world for a major city, according to recent studies. - Oct 2018
Very clean. The cleanest environment I have ever been in. The tap water is like drinking bottled water. - Jul 2012
Air quality is excellent. - Jan 2011
Excellent. - May 2010