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River Darent at Hawley

Current River Level


At 6:30pm, Monday 20th May BST
(5:30pm, Monday 20th May GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 6:15pm, Monday 20th May BST

Latest Flow

1.11 m3/s

(Daily Average)

Recorded on Saturday 18th May

Normal flow volume

Steady, no change from previous recording on Friday 17th May

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Darent from Otford to Darenth

No current or recent warnings.

River Darent from Westerham to Dartford

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Dartford, Crayford and Greenhithe

No current or recent warnings.

River Darent at Dartford Trade Park, Brooklands and Dartford to the Thames estuary

No current or recent warnings.

River Cray in St Marys Cray, Sidcup, Bexley and Crayford

No current or recent warnings.

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: Hawley
  • Watercourse: River Darent
  • Nearest Town/Village: Sutton-at-Hone and Hawley
  • Local Authority: Dartford
  • Ceremonial County: Kent
  • Coordinates: 51°25'26"N 0°13'51"E (51.423959,0.230865)
  • OS Grid: TQ552718 (555200,171800)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR VK.2VK
  • Mapcode (Global): VHHP0.YGDR
  • Open Location Code: 9F32C6FJ+H8
  • Maidenhead Locator System: JO01ck71
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E15250
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E15250-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • River Levels Online ID: 1038
  • Water Information System ID: 451321001
  • Operational Area: Darent
  • Catchment Area: Darent and Cray
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Kent Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Southern
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 11.15m 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 Darent at Hawley is between 0.02m and 0.40m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Darent at Hawley over the past 12 months has been between 0.06m and 0.21m. It has been between these levels for at least 154 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Darent at Hawley is 0.64m, reached on Wednesday 18th December 2013 at 7:15am.

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.

Nearby Monitoring Locations

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