Chess at Chesham


Current River Level: 0.237m, falling

Below normal for this location

Current level recorded at 4:30am, Friday 23rd February GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.002m
(recorded at 4:30am, Thursday 22nd February GMT)

The normal level of the Chess at Chesham in average weather conditions is between 0.22m and 0.26m. It has been between these levels for at least 155 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Chess at Chesham in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.26m and 0.60m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the Chess at Chesham is 0.68m, reached on Friday 7th February 2014 at 4:00am.

  • Monitoring Station: Chesham
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 2852TH
  • Watercourse: Chess
  • Catchment Area: Colne (Upper)
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Thames
  • Environment Agency Region: Thames
  • Nearest Town/Village: Chesham
  • Local Authority: Chiltern
  • Ceremonial County: Buckinghamshire

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Chess at Chesham
The River Chess at Chesham

No current or recent warnings.

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Areas at risk of groundwater flooding in and around Chesham

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The River Misbourne at Amersham, including Amersham Old Town, from Little Missenden to Chalfont St Giles

No current or recent warnings.

River Chess at Chenies
The River Chess at Chenies, including Latimer and Sarratt.

No current or recent warnings.

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The River Chess at Chesham, Chenies and Loudwater

No current or recent warnings.

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