River Thames at Reading

 

Current River Level: 6.685m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 11:00pm, Monday 18th June BST
(10:00pm, Monday 18th June GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.001m
(recorded at 9:00pm, Monday 18th June BST)

The normal level of the River Thames at Reading in average weather conditions is between 6.62m and 6.78m. It has been between these levels for at least 152 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Thames at Reading in more extreme weather conditions is between 6.58m and 7.00m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 7.30m, reached on Friday 10th January 2014 at 4:30am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Thames at Reading is 7.41m, reached on Saturday 4th January 2003 at 5:15pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Reading
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 2200TH
  • Watercourse: Thames
  • Operational Area: South Chilterns
  • Catchment Area: Thames and South Chilterns
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Thames
  • Environment Agency Region: Thames
  • Nearest Town/Village: Reading
  • Local Authority: Reading
  • Ceremonial County: Berkshire

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Thames from Mapledurham to Sonning
River Thames from Mapledurham to Sonning, including Mapledurham, Reading, Caversham, Playhatch and Sonning

No current or recent warnings.

Properties closest to the River Thames from Scours Lane, Reading to Caversham Lakes
River Thames from Scours Lane, Reading to Caversham Lakes, including the Chazey Court Farm, Caversham Bridge, Fry's Island, Reading Bridge areas and parts of Queen's Road and Mill Green areas of Lower Caversham

No current or recent warnings.

River Kennet from Thatcham down to Reading
River Kennet from Thatcham down to Reading including Burghfield, Colthrop, Woolhampton, Aldermaston, Theale, Calcot and Southcote

No current or recent warnings.

Properties closest to the River Kennet at the Burghfield, Southcote, Coley and Holybrook Areas
Properties closest to the River Kennet between Shenfield Mill, Theale and Reading town centre including, Burghfield Lock, Burghfield Bridge, Bear Wharf and Kings Road areas and those closest to the Holy Brook in Calcot, Southcote and Coley areas

No current or recent warnings.

River Kennet from Theale down to Reading
River Kennet from Theale to Reading including, Theale village, Commercial Estate and Business Parks. Sheffield Bottom, Hawksbury Drive and Tadcroft Walk areas of Calcot, Burghfield Mill and Bridge areas and from the A4 to the conflence of the Thames

No current or recent warnings.

River Thames at Reading and Caversham
River Thames at Reading and Caversham including the Portman Road and Richfield Avenue industrial estates, Caversham Road area of Reading and the Lower Caversham area

No current or recent warnings.

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