Lake Bassenthwaite at Castle Howe

 

Current River Level: 1.702m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 5:00pm, Sunday 22nd October GMT
(6:00pm, Sunday 22nd October BST)

Change from previous measurement: 0.016m

The normal level of the Lake Bassenthwaite at Castle Howe in average weather conditions is between -2.01m and 2.29m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Lake Bassenthwaite at Castle Howe in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.66m and 2.07m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 3.05m, reached on Saturday 23rd June 2012 at 8:00pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the Lake Bassenthwaite at Castle Howe is 5.16m, reached on Sunday 6th December 2015 at 6:15am.

  • Monitoring Station: Castle Howe
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 751020
  • Watercourse: Lake Bassenthwaite
  • Catchment Area: Derwent West Cumbria and Duddon
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Derwent Group (Cumbria)
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Wythop
  • Local Authority: Allerdale
  • Ceremonial County: Cumbria

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