River Wear at Chester-Le-Street

Current River Level: 0.345m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 8:45am, Sunday 23rd April GMT
(9:45am, Sunday 23rd April BST)

Change from previous measurement: -0.001m


The normal level of the River Wear at Chester-Le-Street in average weather conditions is between 0.30m and 0.40m. It has been between these levels for at least 154 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Wear at Chester-Le-Street in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.29m and 3.80m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 3.97m, reached on Tuesday 27th November 2012 at 2:00am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Wear at Chester-Le-Street is 4.06m, recorded on Saturday 18th July 2009 at 11:00am.

  • Monitoring Station: Chester-Le-Street
  • Watercourse: River Wear
  • Catchment Area: Wear
  • Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Little Lumley
  • Local Authority: Durham County Council
  • County: County Durham

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River Wear at Chester-le-Street

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Long Term

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

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