Mersey at Ashton Weir

Current River Level: 0.337m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 3:00pm, Saturday 29th April GMT
(4:00pm, Saturday 29th April BST)

Change from previous measurement: -0.017m


The normal level of the Mersey at Ashton Weir in average weather conditions is between 0.31m and 0.73m. It has been between these levels for at least 152 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Mersey at Ashton Weir in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.29m and 4.15m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 3.59m, reached on Sunday 6th February 2011 at 2:00pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the Mersey at Ashton Weir is 3.64m, recorded on Monday 6th November 2000 at 5:30pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Ashton Weir
  • Watercourse: Mersey
  • Catchment Area: Upper Mersey
  • Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Urmston
  • Local Authority: Trafford Borough Council
  • County: Greater Manchester

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Past Week

Long Term

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

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