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Mean Sea Level Trend
8454000 Providence, Rhode Island

chart: Mean Sea Level Trend, 8454000 - Providence, Rhode Island
The mean sea level trend is 1.95 millimeters/year with a 95% confidence interval of +/- 0.28 mm/yr based on monthly mean sea level data from 1938 to 2006 which is equivalent to a change of 0.64 feet in 100 years.

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The plot shows the monthly mean sea level without the regular seasonal fluctuations due to coastal ocean temperatures, salinities, winds, atmospheric pressures, and ocean currents. The long-term linear trend is also shown, including its 95% confidence interval. The plotted values are relative to the most recent Mean Sea Level datum established by CO-OPS. The calculated trends for all stations are available as a table in millimeters/year or a table in feet/century (0.3 meters = 1 foot).

If present, solid vertical lines indicate times of any major earthquakes in the vicinity of the station and dashed vertical lines bracket any periods of questionable data.


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Sea Level Trends - Providence, Rhode Island - NOAA Tides & Currents
Revised: 10/15/2013
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