KIDDERPORE

WARNING: QCFLAG EXISTS. PLEASE READ THE DOCUMENTATION.

Station Information

Station ID: 48
Latitude: 22.533333
Longitude: 88.333333
Coastline code: 500
Station code: 151
Country: INDIA
Time span of data: 1881 – 1931
Completeness (%): 45
Frequency Code: HL
Date of last update: 01 Jan 1980

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR Station

Please note: In many cases, the station position in our database is accurate to only one minute. Thus, the tide gauge may not appear to be on the coast.

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 04-AUG-94 :
For a discussion of interannual variability of sea level along the coasts of Pakistan and India, see Clarke and Liu, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 24, 1224, 1994.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2002Dec06 :
SMRC Newsletter Jul-Dec 2001 reports high E coast correlation with SOI and MSL. MSL is much higher during La Nina tropical cyclones than during El Nino.
1881 - 1893 VALUES BASED ON 24 READINGS PER DAY
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Kidderpore 500/151 RLR(1931) is 11.1m below BM 80/1
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 04-JUL-95 :
There is an implied large sea level difference (negative trend) between the two sets of Kidderpore data either side of the large data gap at the start of the century. This must be suspect.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 09-Oct-2012 :
Kidderpore is now an historic station. Last data is 1931.

Data Authority

Survey of India
Geodetic and Research Branch
17 E.C. Road
Dehra Dun
PIN 248 001
INDIA