Fortin Barometer

Fortin Barometer

  1. The Fortin barometer is an improved version of the simple mercury barometer.
  2. The barometer tube is encased in a brass frame. This enables it to be carried around easily.
  3. Vernier scale is used for taking reading for extra accuracy.

Q & A

Q: What is the advantages of a Fortin Barometer over a Simple mercury barometer?


  1. Easy to be carried around.
  2. More accurate.