BERGEN

Station Information

Station ID: 58
Latitude: 60.398046
Longitude: 5.320487
Coastline code: 40
Station code: 221
Country: NORWAY
Time span of RLR data: 1915 – 2017
RLR completeness (%): 92
Time span of metric data: 1883 – 2017
Metric completeness (%): 75
Date of last update: 07 Feb 2018

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR Station
Red Marker: Neighbouring Metric 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.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Bergen 040/221 RLR(1964) is 9.7m below BM B33 N90

Documentation added 1992-12-14

UP TO 1986 ACODE=03

Documentation added 1995-03-30

tide gauge network modernised, new equipment installed in 1988

Documentation added 2010-07-19

The dataset for Bergen has been revised. According to the Norwegian website the dataset begins 01/01/1915. However PSMSL hold data for 1883-1889 this does not appear on the Norwegian website.Primary bench mark is B33 N202 at 2.963m above TGZ. RLR was recalculated using 2008 as the RLR year. The revised RLR factor is 6.937m. RLR (2008) is 9.9m below TGBM B33 N202.

Documentation added 2012-09-05

For information on see level rise along the Norwegian coast see paper "Contributions to sea level variability along the Norwegian coast for 1960-2010" by K Richter, J.E.O. Nilsen and H Drange.

Data Authority

Norwegian Mapping Authority
Hydrographic Service
Po. Box 60
4001 Stavanger