Speed of sound in selected liquids

Table
Speed of sound in selected liquids
(at one atmosphere pressure)
liquid speed
metres/second feet/second
pure water, at 0 °C (32 °F) 1,402.3 4,600
pure water, at 30 °C (86 °F) 1,509.0 4,950
pure water, at 50 °C (122 °F) 1,542.5 5,060
pure water, at 70 °C (158 °F) 1,554.7 5,100
pure water, at 100 °C (212 °F) 1,543.0 5,061
salt water, at 0 °C 1,449.4 4,754
salt water, at 30 °C 1,546.2 5,072
methyl alcohol, at 20 °C (68 °F) 1,121.2 3,678
mercury, at 20 °C 1,451.0 4,760
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