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River Avon at Rugby

Current River Level


At 4:00am, Thursday 28th September BST
(3:00am, Thursday 28th September GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 3:45am, Thursday 28th September BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Avon at Rugby and Newbold on Avon

No current or recent warnings.

Middle Avon Rugby to Bidford

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Swift at Rugby

No current or recent warnings.

River Avon at Little Lawford and Newnham Grounds

No current or recent warnings.

Upper Avon River Swift and Clay Coton Brook

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: Rugby
  • Watercourse: River Avon (Shakespeare's Avon)
  • Nearest Town/Village: Newbold On Avon
  • Local Authority: Rugby
  • Ceremonial County: Warwickshire
  • Coordinates: 52°23'7"N 1°15'45"W (52.38548,-1.26252)
  • OS Grid: SP502766 (450290,276640)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR 7P1.KLV
  • Mapcode (Global): VHCTR.29DM
  • Open Location Code: 9C4W9PPP+5X
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO92ij82
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 2090
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 2090-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • Operational Area: Avon Rural Rivers and Lakes
  • Catchment Area: Avon Warwickshire
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Severn
  • Environment Agency Region: Midlands
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 80.53m 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 Avon at Rugby is between 0.04m and 1.08m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Avon at Rugby over the past 12 months has been between 0.47m and 0.83m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Avon at Rugby is 3.77m, reached on Thursday 24th December 2020 at 9:30am.

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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