Great Stour at Horton weir


Current River Level: 0.177m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 1:15am, Wednesday 22nd August BST
(12:15am, Wednesday 22nd August GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.002m
(recorded at 7:00pm, Tuesday 21st August BST)

The normal level of the Great Stour at Horton weir in average weather conditions is between 0.14m and 0.53m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Great Stour at Horton weir in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.15m and 0.75m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.03m, reached on Saturday 8th February 2014 at 11:15pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the Great Stour at Horton weir is 1.24m, reached on Friday 9th February 2001 at 3:34am.

  • Monitoring Station: Horton weir
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E3951
  • Watercourse: Great Stour
  • Operational Area: Lower Stour
  • Catchment Area: Stour
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Kent Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Southern
  • Nearest Town/Village: Chartham
  • Local Authority: Canterbury
  • Ceremonial County: Kent
  • Latitude: 51.257785
  • Longitude: 1.030079
  • OS Grid Reference: TR115553
  • Level Datum AOD: 12.05m

Nearby Monitoring Locations

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Shalmsford Street, Chartham and Thanington
The Great Stour from Shalmsford Street to Thanington including Chartham

No current or recent warnings.

Groundwater flooding in East Kent
Areas at risk from Groundwater flooding including the Petham Bourne, Alkham bourne and Nailbourne including Elham, Barham, Bishopsbourne, Bridge, Patrixbourne and Bekesbourne.

No current or recent warnings.

Lower River Stour Area
The River Stour from the A2070 at Conningbrook Manor to Fordwich, including Wye, Godmersham, Shalmsford Street, Chartham, Canterbury and Sturry.

No current or recent warnings.

Great Stour between Ashford and Fordwich
Great Stour between Ashford and Fordwich

No current or recent warnings.

The Great Stour at Canterbury

No current or recent warnings.

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