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Don at Alford

Current River Level


At 8:00am, Tuesday 18th June BST
(7:00am, Tuesday 18th June GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 7:45am, Tuesday 18th June BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here


No current or recent warnings.

Huntly (Bogie)

No current or recent warnings.

Milton and The Meadows

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Seven Day Level Chart

Long Term Level Chart

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Location and Technical Data

  • Monitoring Station: Alford
  • Watercourse: Don
  • Nearest Town/Village:
  • Local Authority: Aberdeenshire
  • Ceremonial County: Aberdeenshire
  • Coordinates: 57°14'32"N 2°43'1"W (57.24230294,-2.717123004)
  • OS Grid: NJ5681817072 (356818,817072)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR M9NL.1Z1
  • Mapcode (Global): WH7MS.77D9
  • Open Location Code: 9C9V67RM+W5
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO87pf38
  • SEPA Location ID: 234170
  • SEPA Gauge ID: 234170
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Don (Aberdeenshire)
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 133.24m AOD

Please note: Geographic coordinates may reflect the access point for the gauge, and not the precise location in the watercourse that it is taking readings from.

The usual range of the Don at Alford is between 0.59m and 2.07m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Don at Alford over the past 12 months has been between 0.62m and 2.46m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Don at Alford is 3.43m, reached on Thursday 7th January 2016 at 9:15pm.

Note that this data may not take account of recent measurements, as we wait until a level has been verified by SEPA before adding it to our records.

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