Thames at Sonning Lock (Downstream)

Current River Level: 1.975m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 8:00pm, Monday 24th April GMT
(9:00pm, Monday 24th April BST)

Change from previous measurement: -0.002m

View upstream gauge levels


The normal level of the Thames at Sonning Lock (Downstream) in average weather conditions is between 1.90m and 2.10m. It has been between these levels for at least 192 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Thames at Sonning Lock (Downstream) in more extreme weather conditions is between 2.00m and 3.18m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 3.93m, reached on Monday 10th February 2014 at 1:30am.

The highest level ever recorded at the Thames at Sonning Lock (Downstream) is 4.01m, recorded on Saturday 4th January 2003 at 11:15pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Sonning Lock
  • Watercourse: Thames
  • Catchment Area: Vale of White Horse
  • Region: Thames
  • Nearest Town/Village: Sonning
  • Local Authority: Wokingham Borough Council
  • County: Berkshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Lower River Loddon at the River Thames confluence at Twyford
No Warning

Recent warnings no longer in force.

River Thames from Mapledurham to Sonning
No Warning

Recent warnings no longer in force.

Past Week

Long Term

Darker blue shaded areas on long term data indicate maximum and minimum levels for the date (you may need to zoom in closer to see them).

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

Download long term data as csv

Your Comments and Photos

Do you have local knowledge of this location? If so, please share it here! A picture paints a thousand words - you can attach photos to your comment by using the "upload images" icon which will apear at the bottom left of the comment box when you click or tap on it.

comments powered by Disqus is an independent website. It is not associated with the Environment Agency or any other supplier of river level information. is a Good Stuff website.