Upper Bulbourne monthly report September 2021

Here is the monthly report for September [2021] Observations were made on the afternoon of Friday October 1st, before the recent deluge.

Dudswell Bridge.
2.38 metres below datum. There is standing water in the river bed but this is due to a prolonged water main leak. There is no flow.

Northchurch Recreation Ground.
Stream is dry. No reading possible.

Northchurch Primary School.
Stream is dry. Water table 1.25 metres below datum.

Billet Lane.
1.66 metres below datum. Stream is dry. Bed is clear of weed and rubbish.

44 mm of rain fell on Dudswell in September. The bulk of this was near the end of the month. There were 8 rain days.
After a poor summer, September was generally warm, dry and sunny. A welcome relief from the cool mists and low cloud of July and August.