River Ouse at Monkton

Current River Level: 4.620m, falling

Above normal for this location

Current level recorded at 5:00am, Friday 24th March GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.001m


The normal level of the River Ouse at Monkton in average weather conditions is between 0.47m and 0.59m. It has been between these levels for at least 154 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Ouse at Monkton in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.12m and 3.79m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 6.94m, reached on Tuesday 27th September 2011 at 5:15am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Ouse at Monkton is 7.22m, recorded on Friday 3rd November 2000 at 8:45pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Monkton
  • Watercourse: River Ouse
  • Catchment Area: Swale, Ure, Nidd and Upper Ouse
  • Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Moor Monkton
  • Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
  • County: North Yorkshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Upper River Ouse
Flood Alert

The River Ouse in York is currently at 3.13m or 10 feet 3 inches. River levels are peaking on Thursday evening and are not expected to rise significantly higher, however levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow before beginning to fall later on Friday. Riverside footpaths may be affected by flooding. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.

River Ouse at Linton Lock
No Warning

Recent warnings no longer in force.

River Ouse at York - Rawcliffe
No Warning

Recent warnings no longer in force.

River Ouse at York - Leeman Road

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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