The analysis of comfort of regions of the world for meteodependent people

A.A. Askerova, P.V. Khrapov


In this article, the level of comfort for weather-dependent people is analysed for regions most visited by Russians. The analysis was carried out with respect to such an important parameter as atmospheric pressure. A lot of investigations are devoted to the influence of changes in atmospheric pressure. This is explained by the fact that rapid changes in pressure can be the cause of meteotropic reactions, both for healthy people and for those having chronic diseases. In Russia, 62% of citizens are weather-dependent to some extent. For them, it is very important to estimate the atmospheric background of recreational regions. Otherwise, adverse climatic conditions could lead to irreversible effects. In this work, daily changes in atmospheric pressure were investigated in such regions as Turkey (Istanbul, Izmir), Germany (Berlin, Hamburg), Thailand (Bangkok), Italy (Rome, Venice, Florence), Spain (Barcelona, Seville), United Arab Emirates (Dubai, Abu Dhabi), Greece (Athens, Thessaloniki) , Tunisia (Tunisia) and Vietnam (Hanoi),over the period of nearly 40 years. According to the data requested from meteorological stations near the considered cities, envelope curves are constructed for histograms representing amplitudes of daily changes in atmospheric pressure. Probability estimates are found for amplitudes of changes in atmospheric pressure that differ in influence on people's health. The obtained estimates can be useful not only for people travelling to these countries, but also for health professionals and tour operators. One the basis of the results presented in this article, travel agencies and doctors will be able to improve the relevance of recommending different cities of the world to their clients. The article provides a list of favorable and unfavorable cities in the world.

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