River Calder at Wakefield


Current River Level: 0.288m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 12:00pm, Saturday 20th January GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.039m
(recorded at 5:15am, Saturday 20th January GMT)

The normal level of the River Calder at Wakefield in average weather conditions is between 0.03m and 0.23m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Calder at Wakefield in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.04m and 0.85m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Calder at Wakefield is 1.62m, reached on Saturday 26th December 2015 at 11:30pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Wakefield
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L1304
  • Watercourse: River Calder, West Yorkshire
  • Catchment Area: Aire and Calder
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Wakefield
  • Local Authority: Wakefield
  • Ceremonial County: West Yorkshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Calder at Wakefield - Ings Road and Calder Vale Road
Wakefield including West Parade Street, Grove Road, Thornhill Street, Charlotte Street, Grove Street, Wonder Street, Brunswick Street and Park Street.

No current or recent warnings.

River Calder at Wakefield - Stennard Island and Wakefield Waterfront Development
Wakefield including Doncaster Road, Bridge Street, Thornes Lane, Thorne Lanes Wharf, Waterside Way and industrial estates on both sides of the river. Includes Greens Industrial Estate, Rutland Industrial Estate and Thornes Industrial Estate.

No current or recent warnings.

River Calder at Wakefield - Thornes Industrial Estate
Wakefield including Thornes Lane, Thornes Lane Wharf, Commercial Street, Mark Street, Church Street, Russell Street, Waterloo Street and New Brunswick Street.

No current or recent warnings.

River Calder at Wakefield - Thornes and Calder Vale
Wakefield including Bethel Place, Thornes Lane, Seymour Street, Thornleigh Road; Grove; Avenue; Crescent; Drive; Garth; Croft, Thornes Lane Wharf and Greens Industrial Estate on Calder Vale Road.

No current or recent warnings.

Ings Beck Catchment including Oakenshaw Beck
Alverthorpe Beck, Balne Beck, Ings Beck and Oakenshaw Beck in Wakefield

No current or recent warnings.

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