The pressure in Sacramento, United States is predicted to steady drop over the next few hours, with an average pressure of 1017.5 hPa today, which is considered normal.
Weather prediction: Continued current weather
The daily total fluctuation in pressure in Sacramento is 4.5 hPa, with a low of 1014.2 hPa and a high of 1018.7 hPa. The daily average here is higher than in most cities around the world.
In Sacramento, the barometric pressure varies throughout the year. During the summer and fall, the pressure tends to be higher, indicating fair and dry weather. In the winter and spring, the pressure decreases, often leading to stormy conditions and precipitation.
Sacramento's location in California's Central Valley influences its atmospheric pressure. Surrounded by the Coastal Range to the west and the Sierra Nevada mountains to the east, the city experiences a "valley effect." This effect can trap air pollutants, leading to lower pressure and potentially contributing to smog and poor air quality in the region.