Hurricanes Instruments Observations

How Did Barometers Change Hurricane Research? Lessons from 1600s Barbados

  • By AMS Staff
  • Dec 2, 2021

"I believe, there might be excellent use made of the Barometer for predicting of Hurricanes, and other Tempests, especially at sea; since I am credibly informed, that a person of quality, who lives by the sea-side...can by the Barometer almost infallibly foretell any great tempest for several hours before it begins.”

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