Water of Leith at Colinton

 

Current River Level: 0.166m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 4:00am, Friday 21st September BST
(3:00am, Friday 21st September GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.002m
(recorded at 3:45am, Friday 21st September BST)

The normal level of the Water of Leith at Colinton in average weather conditions is between 0.16m and 0.31m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Water of Leith at Colinton in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.15m and 0.96m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the Water of Leith at Colinton is 1.86m, reached on Wednesday 26th April 2000 at 11:45pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Colinton
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 14880
  • Watercourse: Water of Leith
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Almond Group
  • Nearest Town/Village:
  • Local Authority: City of Edinburgh
  • Ceremonial County: City of Edinburgh
  • Latitude: 55.9057533
  • Longitude: -3.2621508
  • OS Grid Reference: NT2119068792
  • Level Datum AOD: 93.064m

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

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