How to Read a Glass Weather Barometer?

Answer Rather than be solely dependent on the weather forecast to tell you what type of weather is predicted, use a glass barometer. Specific levels of air pressure, which a barometer detects, indicate wh... Read More »

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What is a weather barometer?

The barometer measures the pressure of the air surrounding it. In times of calm weather, the pressure is high, while in times of stormy weather, the pressure is low. The rise and fall of the pressu... Read More »

What change in weather does a falling barometer indicate?

When the atmospheric pressure decreases, as indicated by a "falling" barometer, expect weather to become increasingly cloudy. Rain showers, snow storms, thunderstorms and severe weather are possibl... Read More »

How to Make a Simple Weather Barometer?

Start predicting the weatherPerfect for a science project or just for an at-home activity, making your own weather barometer is simple. All you need is a glass, a straw and a balloon plus tools you... Read More »

How to Read a Metric Barometer?

Barometers measure pressure in the atmosphere. The pressure fluctuates daily and can help determine short-term weather conditions. Because pressure is measured in at least a dozen different units a... Read More »