Dee at Bala


Current River Level: 1.024m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 10:00pm, Sunday 9th December GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.030m
(recorded at 8:00pm, Sunday 9th December GMT)

The normal level of the Dee at Bala in average weather conditions is between 0.21m and 0.85m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Dee at Bala in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.21m and 1.12m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 2.46m, reached on Sunday 6th February 2011 at 4:30am.

The highest level ever recorded at the Dee at Bala is 2.47m, reached on Wednesday 4th February 2004 at 8:15pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Bala
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 4152
  • Watercourse: Dee
  • Operational Area: Dee Upper above Alwen
  • Catchment Area: Dee
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Dee (Cheshire)
  • Nearest Town/Village: Llandderfel
  • Local Authority: Gwynedd
  • Ceremonial County: Gwynedd

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Monitoring locations on nearby rivers
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Town of Bala
parts of the town of Bala, including the leisure centre, Tegid Street and the High Street

No current or recent warnings.

Dysynni Catchment
areas around the river Dysynni from Tywyn to Minffordd

Upper Dee Valley
Llanuwchllyn to Llangollen including Corwen

No current or recent warnings.

Glaslyn and Dwyryd Catchment
areas around the river Glaslyn and river Dwyryd, from Dyffryn Ardudwy to Nant Gwynant

Mawddach and Wnion Catchment
areas around the river Mawddach and river Wnion, from Fairbourne to Ganllwyd and Rhydymain

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Past Week

Long Term

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