Dili - 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 air. Dusty during the dry season. - Aug 2021

Air quality isn't bad here at all. There's not much industry, so pollution mainly comes from burning trash and the like. - Sep 2017

Not bad but definitely worse in the dry season. - May 2017

Good, very good. Expect gorgeous blue skies on most days. Rarely, it is just good (because of dust during dry season), but get a little outside Dili by the sea or up in the mountains and it's gorgeous again. There is almost no local industry to speak of. - Sep 2016

Good. - Nov 2013

Very good. - Apr 2013

The air quality seems fine. Not a ton of smokers, which is nice. Trucks and motorcycles put out a lot of smoke, but nothing worse then in any city. A lot less than many cities. - Mar 2010

The quality of air is pretty good right now but car, trucks and motorbikes are not up to standard and put off a lot of fumes and at times black smoke...... - Feb 2010

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