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Water - Speed of Sound vs. Temperature

Speed of sound in water at temperatures ranging 32 - 212°F (0 - 100°C) - Imperial and SI units.

Speed of Sound in Water - imperial units (BG units)

Water - Speed of Sound vs. Temperature - Imperial Units
Temperature
- t -
(oF)
Speed of Sound
- c -
(ft/s)
32 4603
40 4672
50 4748
60 4814
70 4871
80 4919
90 4960
100 4995
120 5049
140 5091
160 5101
180 5095
200 5089
212 5062

Water - speed of sound diagram

Speed of Sound in Water - in SI units

Water - Speed of Sound vs. Temperature - SI Units
Temperature
- t -
(oC)
Speed of Sound
- c -
(m/s)
WaterSeawater
0 1403 1449
5 1427
10 1447 1490
20 1481 1522
30 1507 1546
40 1526 1563
50 1541
60 1552
70 1555
80 1555
90 1550
100 1543
  • Seawater with salinity S = 35 (35.17 g/kg)
  • 1 m/s = 3.28 ft/s
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