River Cam at Cambridge

Current River Level: 0.185m, 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: -0.007m


The normal level of the River Cam at Cambridge in average weather conditions is between 0.13m and 0.29m. It has been between these levels for at least 317 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Cam at Cambridge in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.14m and 1.25m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.20m, reached on Wednesday 21st November 2012 at 12:45pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Cam at Cambridge is 1.38m, recorded on Friday 20th July 2007 at 4:00pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Cambridge
  • Watercourse: River Cam
  • Catchment Area: Severn Vale
  • Region: Midland
  • Nearest Town/Village: Coaley
  • Local Authority: Stroud District Council
  • County: Gloucestershire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Other monitoring locations on the River Cam

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Cam at Cambridge

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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