River Colne at Lexden

 

Current River Level: 0.237m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 4:30am, Monday 21st August GMT
(5:30am, Monday 21st August BST)

Change from previous measurement: -0.002m

The normal level of the River Colne at Lexden in average weather conditions is between 0.21m and 0.53m. It has been between these levels for at least 153 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Colne at Lexden in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.10m and 1.54m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.86m, reached on Friday 4th May 2012 at 9:30am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Colne at Lexden is 2.38m, reached on Monday 22nd October 2001 at 2:15pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Lexden
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E22761
  • Watercourse: River Colne, Essex
  • Catchment Area: Essex
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Essex Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Nearest Town/Village: West Bergholt
  • Local Authority: Colchester
  • Ceremonial County: Essex

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Colne, through Colchester
River Colne, through Colchester

No current or recent warnings.

Riverside properties in Colchester, including the cricket ground
Riverside properties in Colchester, including the cricket ground

No current or recent warnings.

River Colne from Halstead to Lexden
River Colne from Halstead to Lexden

No current or recent warnings.

Tidal River Colne upstream of the Colne Barrier
Tidal River Colne upstream of the Colne Barrier

No current or recent warnings.

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Past Week

Long Term

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