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Great Stour at Hothfield Upstream

Current River Level


At 8:15am, Thursday 25th April BST
(7:15am, Thursday 25th April GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 8:00am, Thursday 25th April BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Great Stour from Hothfield to Ashford

No current or recent warnings.

Upper River Stour

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Great Stour from Lenham Heath to Hothfield

No current or recent warnings.

South Ashford on the East Stour River, Aylesford Stream, Whytewater Dyke and Ruckinge Dyke

No current or recent warnings.

Great Stour at North Ashford

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: Hothfield Upstream
  • Watercourse: Great Stour
  • Nearest Town/Village: Hothfield
  • Local Authority: Ashford
  • Ceremonial County: Kent
  • Coordinates: 51°9'27"N 0°48'54"E (51.157688,0.815185)
  • OS Grid: TQ969435 (596955,143594)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR RWM.8X9
  • Mapcode (Global): VHKKM.25TC
  • Open Location Code: 9F325R58+33
  • Maidenhead Locator System: JO01jd77
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E4321
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E4321-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • River Levels Online ID: 1137
  • Water Information System ID: 654110004
  • Operational Area: Upper Stour
  • Catchment Area: Stour
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Kent Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Southern
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 44.16m 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 Great Stour at Hothfield Upstream is between 0.07m and 2.34m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Great Stour at Hothfield Upstream over the past 12 months has been between 0.22m and 0.24m. It has been between these levels for at least 291 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Great Stour at Hothfield Upstream is 3.67m, reached on Saturday 15th February 2014 at 11:45pm.

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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