Thames at Sonning Lock

Current River Level: 0.140m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 3:00pm, Friday 27th May GMT
(4:00pm, Friday 27th May BST)

Change from previous measurement: 0.011m

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The normal level of the Thames at Sonning Lock in average weather conditions is between 0.06m and 0.22m. It has been between these levels for at least 312 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Thames at Sonning Lock in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.07m and 0.26m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 0.95m, reached on Sunday 9th February 2014 at 5:15pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the Thames at Sonning Lock is 1.05m, recorded on Sunday 5th January 2003 at 3:00am.

  • Monitoring Station: Sonning Lock
  • Watercourse: Thames
  • Catchment Area: Vale of White Horse
  • Region: Thames
  • Nearest Town/Village: Sonning
  • Local Authority: Wokingham Borough Council
  • County: Berkshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Lower River Loddon at the River Thames confluence at Twyford
No Warning

Recent warnings no longer in force.

River Thames from Mapledurham to Sonning
No Warning

Recent warnings no longer in force.

Past Week

Long Term

Darker blue shaded areas on long term data indicate maximum and minimum levels for the date (you may need to zoom in closer to see them).

Long term data may have gaps where the API data was not available.

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