The pressure in Lusaka, Zambia is predicted to drop over the next few hours, with an average pressure of 1014.1 hPa today, which is considered normal.
Weather prediction: Expect wet, unsettled weather and a strong breeze
The daily total fluctuation in pressure in Lusaka is 6.9 hPa, with a low of 1010.3 hPa and a high of 1017.2 hPa. The daily average here is lower than in most cities around the world.
Lusaka, in Zambia, experiences a relatively stable barometric pressure throughout the year. However, there are distinct seasons. During the dry season from May to October, the barometric pressure remains high, indicating stable weather conditions. In contrast, the wet season from November to April sees a slight drop in barometric pressure, signaling the arrival of rainfall and occasional thunderstorms.
Lusaka is located on a plateau at an elevation of around 1,279 meters (4,196 feet) above sea level. The presence of this high ground significantly impacts the atmospheric pressure in the region. The higher elevation generally results in lower pressure, making Lusaka's atmospheric pressure slightly lower compared to coastal areas. This lower pressure, combined with the influence of nearby water bodies, can lead to the development of localized weather patterns and occasional breezes.
The temperature in Lusaka today is going to be up to 33.9℃ (93℉), so we advise you to use extra skin protection. You can use online tools to see the forecast and history of the UV index in Lusaka.