The Atmosphere

Air and Air Pressure

How much does the entire atmosphere weigh

If you were able to take all the gases in the air and place them on a scale, the total weight would be 5.1 quadrillion tons (5.1 × 1015 tons), or 4.63 quadrillion metric tons.


This is a web preview of the "The Handy Weather Answer Book" app. Many features only work on your mobile device. If you like what you see, we hope you will consider buying. Get the App