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River Mersey at Northenden

Current River Level


At 3:00am, Monday 22nd July BST
(2:00am, Monday 22nd July GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 2:45am, Monday 22nd July BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Middle River Mersey catchment including areas near Bramhall, Stockport, Sale, Altrincham and Urmston

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Mersey at Northenden

No current or recent warnings.

River Mersey at Fletcher Moss and Withington Golf Course

No current or recent warnings.

River Mersey at West Didsbury, Northenden Golf Club and Palatine Road

No current or recent warnings.

Gatley Brook at Sharston Industrial Estate

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: Northenden
  • Watercourse: Mersey
  • Nearest Town/Village: Northenden
  • Local Authority: Manchester
  • Ceremonial County: Greater Manchester
  • Coordinates: 53°24'31"N 2°15'9"W (53.408784,-2.252674)
  • OS Grid: SJ833902 (383300,390250)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR DYQ0.3R
  • Mapcode (Global): WHB9V.CLJ3
  • Open Location Code: 9C5VCP5W+GW
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO83uj98
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 692710
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 692710-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • River Levels Online ID: 5101
  • Water Information System ID: 692710
  • Operational Area: Bollin, Dean, Upper Mersey
  • Catchment Area: Upper Mersey
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Mersey and Irwell
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 26.36m 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 Mersey at Northenden is between 0.27m and 1.80m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Mersey at Northenden over the past 12 months has been between 0.28m and 0.85m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Mersey at Northenden is 3.32m, reached on Monday 21st February 2022 at 12:00am.

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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