River Calder at Dewsbury

Current River Level: 0.511m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 6:00pm, Saturday 29th April GMT
(7:00pm, Saturday 29th April BST)

Change from previous measurement: 0.013m


The normal level of the River Calder at Dewsbury in average weather conditions is between 0.44m and 0.71m. It has been between these levels for at least 155 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Calder at Dewsbury in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.48m and 2.70m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 5.20m, reached on Friday 6th July 2012 at 8:15pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Calder at Dewsbury is 5.61m, recorded on Saturday 26th December 2015 at 5:45pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Dewsbury
  • Watercourse: River Calder
  • Catchment Area: Aire and Calder
  • Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Dewsbury
  • Local Authority: Kirklees Borough Council
  • County: West Yorkshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Calder at Dewsbury and Thornhill Lees

No current or recent warnings.

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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