River Stour at Blandford


Current River Level: 0.045m, falling

Below normal for this location

Current level recorded at 10:00am, Wednesday 28th September BST
(9:00am, Wednesday 28th September GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.002m
(recorded at 9:15am, Wednesday 28th September BST)

The usual range of the River Stour at Blandford is between 0.39m and 1.10m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Stour at Blandford over the past 12 months has been between 0.03m and 0.51m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Stour at Blandford is 2.78m, reached on Tuesday 24th December 2013 at 1:00pm.

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.

  • Monitoring Station: Blandford
  • Watercourse: River Stour, Dorset
  • Nearest Town/Village: Blandford St Mary
  • Local Authority: North Dorset
  • Ceremonial County: Dorset
  • Coordinates: 50°51'11"N 2°10'1"W (50.853069,-2.167089)
  • OS Grid: ST883059 (388334,105964)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR 1ZG.JWP
  • Mapcode (Global): FRA 66BV.CJP
  • Open Location Code: 9C2VVR3M+65
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO80vu94
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 43210
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 43210-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • Operational Area: Dorset Stour
  • Catchment Area: Dorset
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Avon and Stour
  • Environment Agency Region: South West
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 31.3m AOD

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Middle Stour at Blandford
West Street, Shorts Lane, Barnack Walk, Market Place, Sheep Market Hill, East Street, Nightingale Court, Damory Street, River Mews and Langton Road in Blandford

No current or recent warnings.

Groundwater flooding for the Pimperne Brook
Groundwater flooding for the Pimperne Brook at Pimperne

No current or recent warnings.

Rivers Stour and Iwerne at Stourpaine
Havelins and the SPFA sports pavilion areas in Stourpaine

No current or recent warnings.

Middle Stour and tributaries
Tributaries between Sturminster Newton and Wimborne

No current or recent warnings.

Middle Stour from Hammoon to Sturminster Marshall
Hammoon, Bere Marsh, Stourpaine, Durweston and Lower Blandford St Mary

No current or recent warnings.

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Past Week

Long Term

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