Originally Posted by Brian.Samson
Something else you could also think about is - what if there's a very strong wind from the left or right - since the pellet is being blown off course in a sort of arc, it will travel further than one that went straight with no wind.
If it's travelling further then it will land lower... All that's true, but when you put it into perspective, the difference is so small you wouldn't notice it.
I bet there are a lot of people here who will take issue with that from long experience. I certainly have done tests to see how much extra drop off I get when shooting rested prone at a known range with strong sideways wind.