By November 26th, 2020

Annual global sea level change from 1880 in tide gauge data (1880–2019, blue line, shading indicates confidence range), and annual sea level change in satellite altimetry (1993–2019, orange line). The pull-out figure shows monthly sea level change from 1880, measured using satellite altimetry from 1993 to 2019. ©CSIRO

Global sea level has risen by around 25 cm since 1880. Global sea level rise is accelerating, reaching a rate of over 3 cm per decade in recent decades. Line chart which shows the change in global mean sea level (cm) between 1880 and 2019. For a full description of this figure please contact:


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