Taff at Fiddlers Elbow


Current River Level: 0.516m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 11:00am, Tuesday 26th October BST
(10:00am, Tuesday 26th October GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.005m
(recorded at 9:00am, Tuesday 26th October BST)

The usual range of the Taff at Fiddlers Elbow is between 0.29m and 1.24m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Taff at Fiddlers Elbow over the past 12 months has been between 0.29m and 1.01m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Taff at Fiddlers Elbow is 3.37m, reached on Sunday 16th February 2020 at 4:00am.

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

  • Monitoring Station: Fiddlers Elbow
  • Watercourse: Taff
  • Nearest Town/Village: Abercynon
  • Local Authority: Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • Ceremonial County: Mid Glamorgan
  • Coordinates: 51°38'51"N 3°19'4"W (51.647758,-3.3179566)
  • OS Grid: ST0890995152 (,)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR HR.7G3C
  • Mapcode (Global): VH6DC.FVS6
  • Open Location Code: 9C3RJMXJ+4R
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO81ip15
  • Natural Resources Wales Location ID: 4056
  • Natural Resources Wales Gauge ID: 4056
  • Operational Area: Taff d s Cynon
  • Catchment Area: South East Valleys
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Taff Group

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