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Barometric Pressure in Missoula, Montana, US


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The pressure in Missoula, United States United States is predicted to rapidly rise over the next few hours, with an average pressure of 1012.6 hPa today, which is considered normal.


Weather prediction: Expect shortly fair weather and gale or storm winds

The daily total fluctuation in pressure in Missoula is 6.9 hPa, with a low of 1009.3 hPa and a high of 1016.2 hPa. The daily average here is lower than in most cities around the world.



Missoula's average barometric pressure is 30.12 inches of mercury. This is slightly lower than the national average. The pressure fluctuates throughout the year.

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The city is situated in a valley surrounded by mountains. The Rocky Mountains are to the east and the Bitterroot Mountains are to the west. This unique landscape affects the atmospheric pressure.

The mountain ranges create a rain shadow effect. This means that air is forced to rise, cool, and condense, resulting in precipitation. As the air descends, it warms and dries, leading to lower pressure.

The valley's shape also traps cold air in the winter. This leads to a phenomenon called cold air pooling, which can cause pressure to drop even further.


* The barometric pressure information for Missoula, Montana, United States on this page is for educational purposes only. We are not responsible for its accuracy or reliability. This information is not medical advice. Consult a health professional for medical concerns and do not rely on this site for medical decisions.