Ryburn at Sowerby Bridge Scar Head Road

Current River Level: 0.441m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 5:15am, Saturday 29th April GMT
(6:15am, Saturday 29th April BST)

Change from previous measurement: -0.008m


The normal level of the Ryburn at Sowerby Bridge Scar Head Road in average weather conditions is between 0.40m and 0.50m. It has been between these levels for at least 175 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Ryburn at Sowerby Bridge Scar Head Road in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.43m and 0.78m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 2.19m, reached on Friday 22nd June 2012 at 11:15pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the Ryburn at Sowerby Bridge Scar Head Road is 3.33m, recorded on Saturday 26th December 2015 at 1:15pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Sowerby Bridge Scar Head Road
  • Watercourse: Ryburn
  • Catchment Area: Aire and Calder
  • Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Sowerby Bridge
  • Local Authority: Calderdale Borough Council
  • County: West Yorkshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

There are no flood warning locations near this monitoring station.

Past Week

Long Term

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

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