The pressure in Brighton, United Kingdom is predicted to rapidly drop over the next few hours, with an average pressure of 986.6 hPa today, which is lower than normal.
Weather prediction: Expect storm force weather
The daily total fluctuation in pressure in Brighton is 26.6 hPa, with a low of 973.2 hPa and a high of 999.8 hPa. The daily average here is lower than in most cities around the world.
The barometric pressure in Brighton, United Kingdom varies throughout the year, reflecting the changing seasons. In general, the pressure tends to be higher in the summer and lower in the winter. This is because high-pressure systems often dominate in the warmer months, bringing more stable and settled weather, while low-pressure systems are more prevalent in the colder months, resulting in the potential for stormier conditions.
The coastal location of Brighton also plays a significant role in the atmospheric pressure. The city is situated on the southern coast of England, where the land meets the sea. This proximity to the water influences the air masses passing over the area. The cool waters of the English Channel can cause the air to cool, leading to a more stable atmosphere and higher pressure. Additionally, the presence of the nearby South Downs, a range of chalk hills, can influence wind patterns and the pressure gradient, ultimately affecting the overall atmospheric pressure in Brighton.