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River Glem at Glemsford

Current River Level


At 10:45pm, Monday 25th September BST
(9:45pm, Monday 25th September GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 4:45pm, Monday 25th September BST

Latest Flow

0.58 m3/s

(Daily Average)

Recorded on Sunday 26th March

Normal flow volume

Decrease, -0.07 from previous recording on Saturday 25th March

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

The upper Stour and surrounding tributaries

No current or recent warnings.

The River Stour from downstream of Kedington to Sudbury

No current or recent warnings.

The River Stour from Sudbury to Stratford St Mary and Dedham

No current or recent warnings.

Seven Day Level Chart

Long Term Level Chart

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.

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Location and Technical Data

  • Monitoring Station: Glemsford
  • Watercourse: River Glem
  • Nearest Town/Village: Glemsford
  • Local Authority: Babergh
  • Ceremonial County: Suffolk
  • Coordinates: 52°5'35"N 0°41'35"E (52.09308,0.693213)
  • OS Grid: TL 84593 47280 (584592,247282)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR QGQ.N33
  • Mapcode (Global): VHJHF.YNV9
  • Open Location Code: 9F423MVV+67
  • Maidenhead Locator System: JO02ic32
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E22548
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E22548-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Operational Area: Stour OC
  • Catchment Area: Combined Essex
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Stour (Essex and Suffolk)
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 33.599m 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 River Glem at Glemsford is between 0.06m and 1.04m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Glem at Glemsford over the past 12 months has been between 0.07m and 0.16m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Glem at Glemsford is 1.77m, reached on Sunday 11th October 1987 at 6:00am.

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

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the River Glem

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