River Aire at Leeds FAS Knostrop Weir

 

Current River Level: 22.358m, falling

Below normal for this location

Current level recorded at 1:30pm, Saturday 21st July BST
(12:30pm, Saturday 21st July GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.015m
(recorded at 6:15am, Saturday 21st July BST)

Important! The levels for this location are measured relative to sea level, not relative to the riverbed. The levels shown here do not, therefore, necessarily represent the actual depth of the water.

The normal level of the River Aire at Leeds FAS Knostrop Weir in average weather conditions is between 22.29m and 24.47m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Aire at Leeds FAS Knostrop Weir in more extreme weather conditions is between 22.42m and 22.92m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Aire at Leeds FAS Knostrop Weir is 23.31m, reached on Tuesday 3rd April 2018 at 3:45am.

  • Monitoring Station: Leeds FAS Knostrop Weir
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L1705A
  • Watercourse: River Aire
  • Operational Area: Lower Aire
  • Catchment Area: Aire and Calder
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Leeds Knostrop Weir
  • Local Authority: Leeds
  • Ceremonial County: West Yorkshire
  • Latitude: 53.776902
  • Longitude: -1.512119
  • OS Grid Reference: SE3224931286

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Aire Middle Catchment
the River Aire from Stockbridge to Castleford, including Bradford Beck, Oulton Beck and Kippax Beck

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Knowsthorpe, Thwaite Gate and Stourton
Leeds including Knowsthorpe, Atkinson Gate, Thwaite Gate and Stourton including Knostrop sewage works and Waterside Industrial Park

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Neptune Street
Fearnes Island between Neptune Street and East Street from Crown Point Bridge to South Accommodation Road.

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Sovereign Street, The Calls and Clarence Dock
Leeds including the Embankment, the Calls area and Clarence Dock area bounded by Black Bull Street, Sayner Street and South Accommodation Road and the River Aire.

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Canal Wharf between Bridge End and Crown Point Bridge
Leeds including Tower Works, Canal Wharf area. Also those downstream surrounding the brewery and Crown Point Bridge bounded by Meadow Lane, Hunslet Lane and Black Bull Street

No current or recent warnings.

Wyke Beck, Meanwood Beck and Wortley Beck Catchments
tributaries of the River Aire in North and West Leeds, along with Wortley Beck, Farnley Beck, Farnley Wood Beck and Millshaw Beck in South Leeds

No current or recent warnings.

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