The pressure in Zürich, Switzerland is predicted to slowly drop over the next few hours, with an average pressure of 1009.8 hPa today, which is considered normal.
Weather prediction: Expect more wet and unsettled conditions
The daily total fluctuation in pressure in Zürich is 6.9 hPa, with a low of 1006 hPa and a high of 1012.9 hPa. The daily average here is lower than in most cities around the world.
The barometric pressure in Zürich, Switzerland varies throughout the year. During the summer, the pressure tends to be higher, which brings sunny and warm weather. In winter, the pressure is generally lower, resulting in colder temperatures and the possibility of snowfall.
The landscape around Zürich also influences the atmospheric pressure. The city is surrounded by mountains, which can create a sort of bowl-like effect. This means that cold air can become trapped in the valley, causing the pressure to drop. Conversely, during hot summer days, the mountains can help to block cooler air, leading to higher pressure and sunny conditions.