The pressure in Halifax, Canada is predicted to quickly drop over the next few hours, with an average pressure of 1022.1 hPa today, which is considered normal.
Weather prediction: Expect gale force weather
The daily total fluctuation in pressure in Halifax is 21.3 hPa, with a low of 1010.9 hPa and a high of 1032.2 hPa. The daily average here is higher than in most cities around the world.
In Halifax, Canada, the barometric pressure varies throughout the year. It is generally higher in the winter and lower in the summer. During the winter, with colder temperatures, higher pressure systems dominate, bringing clear skies and cold air. In the summer, lower pressure systems are more common, leading to more unsettled weather and the chance of rain.
The landscapes around Halifax also have an impact on the atmospheric pressure. The city is surrounded by varied terrain, including the Atlantic Ocean, forests, and hills. These surroundings can influence the movement of air masses, resulting in differences in pressure. For example, when a high-pressure system moves offshore over the ocean, it can bring clear weather to the city. Conversely, when low-pressure systems develop over the ocean and move inland, they can bring stormy conditions to the area.