Norddeutsches Küsten- und Klimabüro
 
Cuxhaven

How fast is sea level currently rising?

To answer this question for Cuxhaven, we compare the sea level trend of the last 100 years with all previous 100-year periods. Since the beginning of data availability (1843), there are 80 overlapping 100-year periods.
100 years
  • So far, the largest 100-year trend was in the period of 1869-1968, whereas the smallest trend was in the period of 1898-1997.
  • The trend of the last 100 years is within this range of the past.