The pressure in Reno, United States is predicted to quickly drop over the next few hours, with an average pressure of 1017.2 hPa today, which is considered normal.
Weather prediction: Expect gale force weather
The daily total fluctuation in pressure in Reno is 7.4 hPa, with a low of 1013.1 hPa and a high of 1020.5 hPa. The daily average here is higher than in most cities around the world.
In Reno, the barometric pressure tends to vary throughout the year. During the summer months, the barometric pressure is generally low, often accompanied by hot and dry conditions. In contrast, the winter months see higher barometric pressure, often associated with cooler temperatures and precipitation.
The landscape surrounding Reno plays a significant role in influencing the barometric pressure. Nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountains, Reno experiences changes in pressure due to the interaction between the mountains and the atmosphere. As air flows up and over the mountains, it can create areas of high pressure, resulting in clearer skies and more stable weather patterns. Conversely, when air gets trapped in the valleys, it can lead to lower pressure and an increased likelihood of storms and unsettled weather.