Weather Quiz: Pressure


Pressure has an inverse relationship to altitude, meaning that if you increase altitude, atmospheric pressure will decrease. As you increase your altitude in the atmosphere, the air is less dense the higher you go and there is also less weight of the air above you, hence less pressure.

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2. In the northern hemisphere, with the wind to your back, higher pressure will be to your:

A. Left
B. Right
C. Back
D. Front

Choose any one of the four answers above.