St Johns Beck at Thirlmere

Current River Level: 0.177m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 4:30am, Thursday 30th March GMT
(5:30am, Thursday 30th March BST)

Change from previous measurement: 0.013m


The normal level of the St Johns Beck at Thirlmere in average weather conditions is between 0.14m and 0.40m. It has been between these levels for at least 254 days in the past year.

The usual range of the St Johns Beck at Thirlmere in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.11m and 1.50m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.10m, reached on Thursday 1st January 2015 at 11:00pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the St Johns Beck at Thirlmere is 3.25m, recorded on Saturday 5th December 2015 at 6:15pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Thirlmere
  • Watercourse: St Johns Beck
  • Catchment Area: Derwent West Cumbria and Duddon
  • Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: St John's Castlerigg and Wythburn
  • Local Authority: Allerdale Borough Council
  • County: Cumbria

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Rivers Greta, St Johns Beck and Bassenthwaite Lake
No Warning

Recent warnings no longer in force.

Past Week

Long Term

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Long term data may have gaps where the API data was not available.

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