The pressure in Philadelphia, United States is predicted to quickly drop over the next few hours, with an average pressure of 1030.8 hPa today, which is higher than normal.
Weather prediction: Expect gale force weather
The daily total fluctuation in pressure in Philadelphia is 6.5 hPa, with a low of 1026.6 hPa and a high of 1033.1 hPa. The daily average here is higher than in most cities around the world.
The barometric pressure in Philadelphia can change throughout the year due to the different seasons. In the summer, the barometric pressure tends to be lower, which means there is a higher chance of humid and stormy weather. In the winter, the barometric pressure tends to be higher, resulting in colder and drier conditions.
Philadelphia's landscape, with its location near the Atlantic Ocean and the Appalachian Mountains, also affects the atmospheric pressure. The proximity to the ocean can bring in humid air masses, leading to increased chances of precipitation. The presence of the mountains can cause variations in pressure, leading to the formation of weather systems and enhancing the potential for storms. These geographical features contribute to the dynamic and sometimes unpredictable weather patterns in Philadelphia.