Rabat - 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! Being by the coast results in a lot of lovely clear days. There is occasional haze from pollution but overall air quality is very good. - May 2022

Overall good for North Africa, but traffic, construction, and trash burning can cause air quality issues. - Apr 2018

I would say it's quite good, depending on your neighbourhood. There are a lot of cars, but the air flow seems to be good enough that the pollution doesn't accumulate too heavily - Oct 2017

Allergies and respiratory problems can be exacerbated in the dry season (March thru October), as pollution and dust are prevalent. - Oct 2017

Due to the abundant sea breezes, surprisingly good. I expected more pollution based on the number of vehicles on the road. - Jul 2014

Air quality, in terms of pollution, is good. However, many kids (and adults) here have allergies to something or another--for example, olive tree pollen. I have a child on several daily medications to keep that manageable, and I am on three myself. - Nov 2011

The air quality is really good. You are on the ocean. - Nov 2011

Air quality is good in Rabat. - Sep 2011

Moderate, many of the vehicles are diesel. Quite a few are older and have awful exhaust fumes. - Apr 2010

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