River Aire at Kirkstall Abbey


Current River Level: 1.475m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 7:00pm, Tuesday 21st August BST
(6:00pm, Tuesday 21st August GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.004m
(recorded at 6:15am, Tuesday 21st August BST)

The normal level of the River Aire at Kirkstall Abbey in average weather conditions is between 1.45m and 1.89m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Aire at Kirkstall Abbey in more extreme weather conditions is between 1.44m and 1.95m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Aire at Kirkstall Abbey is 3.28m, reached on Saturday 26th December 2015 at 10:30pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Kirkstall Abbey
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L1708
  • 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: Kirkstall
  • Local Authority: Leeds
  • Ceremonial County: West Yorkshire
  • Latitude: 53.819613
  • Longitude: -1.605025
  • OS Grid Reference: SE261360
  • Level Datum AOD: 33.74m

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 from Kirkstall Forge to Wyther Lane Industrial Units
Kirkstall, Leeds including area from Kirkstall Abbey Ruins downstream to Savins Mill Way, including the Rugby Training Centre and industrial properties on Wyther Lane

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at St Anns Mill and the Goits
Kirkstall, Leeds including St Ann's Mills and allotments and properties on both islands of The Goit

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Savins Mill Way
Kirkstall, Leeds including Savins Mill Way retail park

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Redcote Lane
Kirkstall, Leeds including left bank of the River Aire upstream of Gotts Bridge. Also both sides of the river off Redcote Lane including the Fitness Centre

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Cardigan Fields Leisure Park and Kirkstall Works
Leeds including Cardigan Fields Leisure Park including Evanston Avenue and Cardigan Fields Road. Airedale Chemical Works off Kirkstall Road, including Washington Street and Aire Place

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Kirkstall Road
Kirkstall, Leeds including Kirkstall Road.

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Burley, Kirkstall Works and Wellington Road Industrial Estate
Kirkstall, Leeds including Kirkstall Works adjacent to Kirkstall Road in Burley from Yorkshire Television Studios downstream to Abbey Street. And Airedale chemical works and industrial estate situated between the River Aire and the canal

No current or recent warnings.

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