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. - Sep 2020


Good overall. - Mar 2020


We find the air quality good however, in my opinion, the six months of complete darkness here will impact your mental health. Add in terrible housing, and it's a bad combination. - Mar 2020


Frankfurt is a city, but a financial one, and a small one, the air quality is really good, except for allergies as mentioned above. - Feb 2020


Very good (for a large city). - Sep 2019


Good to excellent air quality with the exception of the pollen. - Apr 2019


Excellent air quality year-round. - Sep 2017


Moderate. Better than most US cities. - Jan 2017


Good. No complaints and minimal allergy issues. - Aug 2016


Good - Feb 2016


Good - Dec 2015


Very good, better than most major cities I've been to (including DC). Germans take green technology and emissions controls pretty seriously, the rest of the world could learn a thing or two from them. That being said, seasonal allergies are a BIG issue here. For whatever reason, Frankfurt (and particularly the Siedlung) seems to have extremely high levels of pollen. Not terrible, but definitely bring some medication if it's an issue for you. - Jun 2014


Good BUT everything blooms at once causing very heavy pollen concentrations. Everyone who has a history of asthma or allergies WILL have problems here. It's best to get loaded up on your allergy drugs before you come. - Mar 2014


Air quality is moderate. Individuals with allergies or asthma will most likely have problem here. - Nov 2013


Good. - Apr 2012


Good. - Mar 2012


Much better than most major US metropolitan areas;although, people with allergies seem to have problems. - Oct 2011


The air quality is great. - Jul 2010


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