Development in the past
In Cuxhaven there is currently no significant long-term trend in the average duration.
Data from the current season are preliminary and reflect the present status of the ongoing season.
Is the duration in the current storm surge season unusual?
No red dot:
There is no storm surge yet in the current season.
Red dot above the upper hinge but within the upper whisker:
The storm surge in the current season lasts longer than 75% of the events happened in that given month, but not uncommon compared to the past.
Red dot above the upper whisker:
In that month, the duration of the storm surge in the current season is uncommon compared to the past.
Note that duration is calculated based on hourly data, so the low storm surges with peaks exceeding the threshold only shortly (less than one hour) are counted as zero in this analysis.