River Great Ouse at Olney


Current River Level: 0.084m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 7:00am, Tuesday 18th September BST
(6:00am, Tuesday 18th September GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.001m
(recorded at 7:00am, Monday 17th September BST)

Warning: This data is stale! For some reason, we have not been able to obtain updated levels for over 24 hours. The current displayed level is probably incorrect and you should not rely on it.

The normal level of the River Great Ouse at Olney in average weather conditions is between 0.10m and 0.24m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Great Ouse at Olney in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.08m and 0.37m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 0.78m, reached on Monday 26th November 2012 at 6:00pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Great Ouse at Olney is 0.95m, reached on Friday 3rd January 2003 at 9:15pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Olney
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E21325
  • Watercourse: River Great Ouse
  • Operational Area: Bedford Great Ouse
  • Catchment Area: Upper and Bedford Ouse
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Great Ouse
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Nearest Town/Village: Emberton
  • Local Authority: Milton Keynes
  • Ceremonial County: Buckinghamshire
  • Latitude: 52.147499
  • Longitude: -0.708027
  • OS Grid Reference: SP 8850 5070
  • Level Datum AOD: 48.2m

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Great Ouse at Olney and Newton Blossomville
Church Street and East Street playing fields in Olney, Lavendon Mill and Newton Blossomville

No current or recent warnings.

Middle River Great Ouse in Milton Keynes, Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire
Middle River Great Ouse from Newport Pagnell to Roxton

No current or recent warnings.

Low lying areas close to the River Great Ouse and River Ouzel at Newport Pagnell
Caldecote Mill, Willen Road, Riverside, Toll House, Woad Farm, Sherington Road, Gallards Farm and Ravenstone Mill

No current or recent warnings.

properties in Bridge Street, Church Street, Clay Pit Lane, Wagstaff Way and Pebody Place

No current or recent warnings.

Olney and Newton Blossomville
properties in Midland Road and Carey Way in Olney and Clifton Road in Newton Blossomville

No current or recent warnings.

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