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Snow at the Hermon Mountain ski site, Jan. 18, 2021

Kinneret rises by 3.5 cm amid wet winter weather

On Sunday night, about two centimeters of snow fell on Mount Hermon.

18/01/2021
Dugit Beach Kinneret

Kinneret levels rising due to increased rainfall in Israel

Due to the high levels of rain the past several years, in addition to this winter's rain, the Kinneret water level is 3.055 meters above the lower red line level.

Kinneret Galilee

Lake Kinneret drops by half a centimeter, 1.11 meters from upper red line

The lake is now 1.11 meters below the upper red line threshold, which marks 208.8 meters below sea level.

29/12/2020
Kinneret Galilee

Water Authority prepares to open Degania Dam amid high hopes for Kinneret

The opening of the dam will likely take place around April 2021 if the water level rises high enough.

24/11/2020
Kinneret Galilee

Kinneret rises by 1.5 cm after rain, 1.19 meters below upper red line

The upper red line threshold marks 208.8 meters below sea level.

16/11/2020
May rains on the Kinneret, May 5, 2020

Israel experiences rare second year of above-average rainfall

The last time two years were recorded with rainfall at this high of a level above average was from 1986-1988.

05/05/2020
Kinneret water level continues to rise, April 16, 2020

New canal to flow water from Kinneret to Jordan River as water level rises

In February, the Water Authority announced that it would open the dam in late March if the Kinneret reached 20 centimeters below the upper red line.

16/04/2020
PEOPLE ON paddle boards float on Lake Kinneret in 2016. It is Israel’s major surface fresh-water sou

Why a full Kinneret means more than just hydrology

After an abundant rain hit Israel over the last weekend, the Water Authority announced that the level of its waters reached its full capacity, marking a record since 2004.

PEOPLE ON paddle boards float on Lake Kinneret in 2016. It is Israel’s major surface fresh-water sou

Kinneret water level rises by 6 cm over weekend

The Degania Dam is expected to be partially opened at the beginning of May in order to prevent flooding.

12/04/2020
PEOPLE PADDLE on stand-up boards in Lake Kinneret

Kinneret water level rises 1 cm over weekend, 32 cm to upper red line

The Kinneret is now 32 cm below the upper red line threshold which marks 208.8 meters below sea level. The sea is currently at the highest level it's been since 2004.

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