River Aire at Castleford

 

Current River Level: 1.621m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 10:00am, Sunday 16th December GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.027m
(recorded at 9:00am, Sunday 16th December GMT)

The normal level of the River Aire at Castleford in average weather conditions is between 1.02m and 2.05m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Aire at Castleford in more extreme weather conditions is between 1.02m and 2.71m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 3.33m, reached on Saturday 23rd June 2012 at 9:15am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Aire at Castleford is 3.36m, reached on Monday 25th June 2007 at 11:30pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Castleford
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L1703
  • 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: Castleford
  • Local Authority: Wakefield
  • Ceremonial County: West Yorkshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

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

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Castleford Lock Lane
Castleford Ings including area bounded by the River Aire and the Aire and Calder Navigation

No current or recent warnings.

Lower River Calder catchment
River Calder from Brighouse to Castleford including Chickenley Beck, Spring Mill Beck and Waindike

No current or recent warnings.

River Calder at Whitwood Mere
Whitwood Mere including Methley Road, including the Industrial Estates at Methley Road and Wood Road, Pottery Street and Cinder Lane

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Allerton Ings, Barnsdale Road and Properties
Allerton Ings including the A656 Barnsdale Road between Allerton Bywater and Castleford

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Central Castleford
Castleford including right bank of the River Aire downstream of Castleford lock and boarded by Saville Road and the railway track. Includes Castleford Ings

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Newton and Fairburn
Newton and Fairburn including Newton Lane, Allerton Bywater Business Park, Priory Cottage and some properties to the west of Fairburn

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Allerton Bywater
Allerton Bywater including land south of Ninevah Lane and Leeds Road. Properties and businesses on the left bank of the River Aire, bordered by Station Road and including the cricket ground

No current or recent warnings.

River Calder at Methley and Mickletown
Methley and Mickletown area including area including Penbank, Scholey Hill, Pinder Green and Dunford House

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Mickletown - Mill Lane, Nelson Court and Lower Mickletown
Mickletown including Moorhouse Farm, Mill Lane, Nelson Court, Hunts Farm, Laurel Farm, Lower Mickletown and Green Lane at Coney Moor Common

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Mickletown
Mickletown including Church Lane, Saville Road, Longbow Avenue, Main Street, and Pinfold Lane as far as Moorhouse Farm. Also includes isolated properties around Lower Mickleton

No current or recent warnings.

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