hectopascal


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hectopascal (hPa)

A unit of measurement of atmospheric pressure equal to one millibar. It is named after the French mathematician Blaise Pascal. A hectopascal is equal to 100 pascals and 14.503 × 10−5 (0.00014503) psi. Some altimeter Kollsman window settings are indicated in hectopascals, as well as in inches and millimeters. See also pascal.
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It has an atmospheric pressure of 1,000 hectopascals at its center with winds of up to 64.
Atmospheric pressure at its center registered 975 hectopascals and the maximum wind velocity was 144 kph.
the season's 13th typhoon was moving northeast at 25 kilometers per hour about 130 km south-southwest of Cape Muroto in Kochi Prefecture, packing winds of up to 108 kph with an atmospheric pressure of 985 hectopascals.
Phanfone has an atmospheric pressure of 960 hectopascals at its center.
It has an atmospheric pressure of 970 hectopascals and is packing winds of up to 126 kph at its center.
The storm has an atmospheric pressure of 945 hectopascals at its center and is packing winds of up to 162 kph near the core.
Thursday, Typhoon Muifa was traveling westward around 210 km southeast of Naha with an atmospheric pressure of 945 hectopascals at its center and a maximum wind velocity of 216 kph.
It had an atmospheric pressure of 940 hectopascals at its center.
Typhoon Phanfone, which has an atmospheric pressure of 950 hectopascals at its center and packs winds of up to 40 kilometers per hour, was 600 km south-southeast of Chichi Island at 6 p.
It had an atmospheric pressure of 960 hectopascals at the center, the agency said.
Wednesday, the tropical depression was traveling east-northeast at 55 kilometers per hour with an atmospheric pressure of 994 hectopascals near its center.
the typhoon was traveling east-northeast at 25 kilometers per hour, with an atmospheric pressure of 990 hectopascals and packing winds of up to 126 kph near its center, according to the agency.