Gaborone - 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?

It's not bad, but this is a desert, so occasionally there are sand storms. On some days, the fog is quite thick. - Dec 2023

Air quality was pretty good. - Jul 2019

Good. - Apr 2017

It's fine. It's a relatively small city - only 250k people. - Jul 2016

Fine. Occasionally so dry and dusty that it HURTS to run outside, but generally decent quality. - Mar 2015

Lots of dust. It does not rain much here. - Oct 2014

It can be a bit dusty, depending on where you are, but the air quality is decent. - Nov 2013

Fine. It is a little dusty. It's a small city but there is still a lot of vehicle exhaust. The Marines say they can feel it when they go for runs. - Jul 2013

It's good, but it can be extremely dry at times. - Apr 2013

The air quality in Gaborone is good. This is a small city (around 200K people) with no real industry or traffic. - Jun 2010


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