Kent at Bowston

Current River Level: 0.142m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 4:30am, Friday 28th April GMT
(5:30am, Friday 28th April BST)

Change from previous measurement: -0.001m


The normal level of the Kent at Bowston in average weather conditions is between 0.15m and 0.24m. It has been between these levels for at least 165 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Kent at Bowston in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.13m and 1.20m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.66m, reached on Thursday 4th November 2010 at 6:45pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the Kent at Bowston is 2.53m, recorded on Saturday 5th December 2015 at 6:15pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Bowston
  • Watercourse: Kent
  • Catchment Area: South Cumbria
  • Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Strickland Ketel
  • Local Authority: South Lakeland District Council
  • County: Cumbria

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Kent at Burneside, Steeles Row and Carling Steps
No Warning

Recent warnings no longer in force.

River Kent at Kendal, Castle Cres, Aynam Rd, Lound Rd, Mintsfeet
No Warning

Recent warnings no longer in force.

Past Week

Long Term

Darker blue shaded areas on long term data indicate maximum and minimum levels for the date (you may need to zoom in closer to see them).

Long term data may have gaps where the API data was not available.

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