River Cam at Cambridge Jesus Lock


Current River Level: 0.732m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 11:00pm, Monday 28th November GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.016m
(recorded at 3:00pm, Monday 28th November GMT)

The usual range of the River Cam at Cambridge Jesus Lock is between 0.64m and 0.74m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Cam at Cambridge Jesus Lock over the past 12 months has been between 0.63m and 0.76m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Cam at Cambridge Jesus Lock is 1.28m, reached on Monday 22nd October 2001 at 6:15am.

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.

  • Monitoring Station: Cambridge Jesus Lock
  • Watercourse: River Cam (Granta)
  • Nearest Town/Village: Cambridge
  • Local Authority: Cambridge
  • Ceremonial County: Cambridgeshire
  • Coordinates: 52°12'46"N 0°7'15"E (52.212835,0.120872)
  • OS Grid: TL 4500 5930 (545000,259300)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR L79.7DB
  • Mapcode (Global): VHHK3.1NR0
  • Open Location Code: 9F42647C+48
  • Maidenhead Locator System: JO02bf41
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E60501
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E60501-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • Operational Area: Lower Cam
  • Catchment Area: Cam and Ely Ouse
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Great Ouse
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 4.5m AOD

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Wider area at risk from the River Cam at Grantchester and Chesterton
Mill Way in Grantchester, Grantchester Meadows, Grantchester Street, Eltisley Avenue, Chaucer Road, Causewayside, Newnham Road, Newnham Terrace, Queens Road, Granta Place, Mill Lane, Bridge Street, Magdalene Street and Portugal Street in Cambridge

No current or recent warnings.

Wider area at risk from the River Cam at Chesterton and Fen Ditton
Park Parade, Chesterton Road, Trafalgar Road, Acrefield Drive, Capstan Close, Riverside, Pepys Court, Water Street, Fen Road, Fallowfield, Anglers Way and Ditton Walk in Cambridge, High Sreet and Green End in Fen Ditton

No current or recent warnings.

Wider area at risk from Bin Brook at Newnham
Fulbrooke Road, Barton Road, Gough Way, Penarth Place, Wootton Way, Dane Drove, Sylvester Road and Robinson College in Newnham

No current or recent warnings.

Low lying areas close to Bin Brook at Newnham
Cambridge Rugby Union Football Club, Barton Road, Gough Way, Penarth Place, Herschel Road, Sylvester Road and Grange Road in Newnham

No current or recent warnings.

Lower River Cam in Cambridgeshire
River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach

No current or recent warnings.

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Past Week

Long Term

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