River Drone at Dronfield

 

Current River Level: 0.048m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 6:15am, Saturday 22nd September BST
(5:15am, Saturday 22nd September GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.139m
(recorded at 7:00pm, Friday 21st September BST)

The normal level of the River Drone at Dronfield in average weather conditions is between -0.04m and 0.09m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Drone at Dronfield in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.00m and 0.70m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 0.42m, reached on Sunday 25th November 2012 at 5:30am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Drone at Dronfield is 1.08m, reached on Tuesday 27th October 1998 at 9:30am.

  • Monitoring Station: Dronfield
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L0215
  • Watercourse: River Drone
  • Operational Area: Rother and Doe Lea
  • Catchment Area: Don and Rother
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Dronfield
  • Local Authority: North East Derbyshire
  • Ceremonial County: Derbyshire
  • Latitude: 53.302721
  • Longitude: -1.472506
  • OS Grid Reference: SK352785
  • Level Datum AOD: 127.25m

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Long Term

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