Norddeutsches Küsten- und Klimabüro
 
Flensburg

How fast is sea level currently rising?

To answer this question for Flensburg, we compare the sea level trend of the last 50 years with all previous 50-year periods. Since the beginning of data availability (1955), there are 18 overlapping 50-year periods.
50 years
  • So far, the largest 50-year trend was in the period of 1971-2020, whereas the smallest trend was in the period of 1955-2004.
  • The trend of the last 50 years is larger than the largest trend of the past.