River Stour at Blandford


Current River Level: 0.132m, falling

Below normal for this location

Current level recorded at 5:00am, Tuesday 14th August BST
(4:00am, Tuesday 14th August GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.002m
(recorded at 5:00pm, Monday 13th August BST)

The normal level of the River Stour at Blandford in average weather conditions is between 0.10m and 0.58m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

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

The most recent high is 2.78m, reached on Tuesday 24th December 2013 at 1:00pm.

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

  • Monitoring Station: Blandford
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 43210
  • Watercourse: River Stour, Dorset
  • Operational Area: Dorset Stour
  • Catchment Area: Dorset
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Avon and Stour
  • Environment Agency Region: South West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Blandford St. Mary
  • Local Authority: North Dorset
  • Ceremonial County: Dorset
  • Latitude: 50.853069
  • Longitude: -2.167089
  • OS Grid Reference: ST883059
  • Level Datum AOD: 31.3m

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

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

No current or recent warnings.

Middle Stour and Tributaries
tributaries between Sturminster Newton and Wimborne

No current or recent warnings.

West of Dorset Groundwater
Bridport, Chideock, Martinstown, Milborne St. Andrew, Nottington, Piddlehinton, Piddletrenthide, Upwey, Winterborne Abbas, Winterborne Kingston, Winterborne Steepleton, Winterborne Stickland, Winterborne Whitechurch and Winterborne Zelston

No current or recent warnings.

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 in the Cranborne Chase area
Bishopstone, Bourton, Braemore, Britford, Broadchalk, Burgate, Chilmark, Coombe Bissett, Downton, Farnham, Fordingbridge, Hinton St. Mary, Homington, Mere, Pimperne, Ringwood, Rockbourne, Shapwick, Sixpenny Handley, T. Gunville, T.Hinton and T.Monkto

No current or recent warnings.

The Pimperne Brook
Groundwater information for the Pimperne Brook at Pimperne

No current or recent warnings.

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Past Week

Long Term

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