Air Quality in Saigon 

Clean Tech Oct 5, 2016

I brought my AQI monitor to Saigon. I was curious to see the air quality. Saigon’s air is getting worse but I would argue it has always been bad. I still remember my black feet when moving to a villa in Thu Duc back in 2004.

Anyway, here is a reading I got from the room I am staying in.  Not bad. With the air conditioner on, it drops below 50 which is healthy.

I did a calibration test by comparing this reader with the US Consulate reading here in Saigon. My AQI gave me a reading of 84 PM2.5 while the US Consulate gave a reading of 78. I was about 1 km away.

I will do a more thorough review later.

Saigon AQI reading in house
Saigon AQI reading in house


Kevin Miller

A Japanese Amerasian's Journey from the Caspian Sea to Vietnam heading to Japan. I am a RPCV Kazakhstan and a former US Marine. I am also the Tech, Social Media & Marketing guy for Baba's Kitchen.

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