River Calder at Wakefield

Current River Level: 0.062m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 6:00pm, Friday 28th April GMT
(7:00pm, Friday 28th April BST)

Change from previous measurement: -0.020m


The normal level of the River Calder at Wakefield in average weather conditions is between 0.03m and 0.10m. It has been between these levels for at least 197 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Calder at Wakefield in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.04m and 0.75m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.30m, reached on Saturday 7th July 2012 at 12:00am.

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

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

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Calder at Wakefield

No current or recent warnings.

Past Week

Long Term

Darker blue shaded areas on long term data indicate maximum and minimum levels for the date (you may need to zoom in closer to see them).

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

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