Station Information

Station ID: 82
Latitude: 55.705
Longitude: 12.6
Coastline code: 130
Station code: 21
Country: DENMARK
Time span of data: 1889 – 2017
Completeness (%): 98
Date of last update: 27 Nov 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.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: BUDD, BUDP

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Kobenhavn 130/021 RLR(1964) is 8.0m below BM KK 271

Documentation added 1993-11-03

According to Binderup and Frich (Annales Geophysicae, 11, 753-760,1993) Copenhagen's record affected by gate-building in the 1930s. Benchmark BM KK-271 used between 1887-1972 1.052m above Datum Benchmark GI 2000 used 1973 onwards 1.893m above Datum. Datum = D.N.N. See letter of 25.09.91 in paper file.

Documentation added 2008-02-11

Previously held data for 2000-2002 revised using values supplied by DMI. Data for 2003-2006 also supplied.

Documentation added 2012-10-03

Information from DMI confirms that Primary benchmark is now G.M. 1386 3.172m above TGZ.

Documentation added 2013-09-12

The PSMSL has received a copy of the Technical Report 13-15 'Sea level data 1889-2012 from 14 stations in Denmark Mean, maximum and minimum values calculated on monthly and yearly basis including plots of mean values' from the DMI. As a result of the exercise data values for Kobenhavn 1974-2012 have been revised. The revised values have been entered onto the database.

Documentation added 2015-12-02

Following the above comments concerning revised historic data values for this station flag has been removed.

Documentation added 2018-11-28

Following the receipt of the DMI Report 18-16 supplied with data spanning 1889-2017 from 14 Danish stations the data for 2010-2012 has been revised due to a few erroneous values and new updated levellings.

Data Authority

Det Danske Meteorologiske Institut
Observation Department, Operations Division
Lyngbyvej 100
DK-2100 Kobenhavn