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River Cherwell at Thrupp

Current River Level


At 9:00pm, Monday 26th February GMT

Above normal for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 8:45pm, Monday 26th February GMT

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Cherwell from Lower Heyford down to Cherwell Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

River Cherwell from Lower Heyford down to and including Oxford

Flood Alert

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Area of Kidlington benefiting from the Flood Alleviation scheme

No current or recent warnings.

River Glyme at Woodstock

No current or recent warnings.

River Ray for Islip

Flood Warning

Seven Day Level Chart

Long Term Level Chart

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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Location and Technical Data

  • Monitoring Station: Thrupp
  • Watercourse: River Cherwell
  • Nearest Town/Village: Shipton-on-Cherwell and Thrupp
  • Local Authority: Cherwell
  • Ceremonial County: Oxfordshire
  • Coordinates: 51°50'25"N 1°18'0"W (51.840425,-1.30005)
  • OS Grid: SP483159 (448320,215990)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR 7WL.G5F
  • Mapcode (Global): VHCXF.F02G
  • Open Location Code: 9C3WRMRX+5X
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO91iu31
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 1465TH
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 1465TH-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • Operational Area: Cherwell
  • Catchment Area: Cherwell and Ray
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Thames
  • Environment Agency Region: Thames
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 60m AOD

Please note: Geographic coordinates may reflect the access point for the gauge, and not the precise location in the watercourse that it is taking readings from.

The usual range of the River Cherwell at Thrupp is between 0.65m and 2.12m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Cherwell at Thrupp over the past 12 months has been between 0.79m and 2.75m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Cherwell at Thrupp is 3.35m, reached on Sunday 22nd July 2007 at 4:45am.

Note that this data may not take account of recent measurements, as we wait until a level has been verified by the Environment Agency before adding it to our records.

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