kinneret water level

Jerusalemites revel in the snow

Let it snow! Jerusalem residents get ready for a winter wonderland

It is still unclear exactly how strong the snowfall will be in Jerusalem.

Dugit Beach along the coast of the Kinneret, Jan. 2021

Kinneret rises by 4.5 cm, to 1.05 meters below the upper red line

Further rainfall and snowfall is expected on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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