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River Ouse at Monkton

Current River Level


At 6:30pm, Tuesday 3rd October BST
(5:30pm, Tuesday 3rd October GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 6:00pm, Tuesday 3rd October BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Upper River Ouse

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Ouse at Beningbrough and Red House

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at Linton Lock

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at Poppleton

No current or recent warnings.

River Ure at Aldwark Bridge to Cuddy Shaw

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: Monkton
  • Watercourse: River Ouse
  • Nearest Town/Village: Moor Monkton
  • Local Authority: Harrogate
  • Ceremonial County: North Yorkshire
  • Coordinates: 54°0'40"N 1°11'58"W (54.011286,-1.199598)
  • OS Grid: SE525575 (452550,457550)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR NQ21.2T
  • Mapcode (Global): WHD9Q.JFZQ
  • Open Location Code: 9C6W2R62+G5
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO94ja62
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L2409
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: L2409-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Operational Area: Upper Ouse Yorkshire
  • Catchment Area: Swale, Ure, Nidd and Upper Ouse
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 5m 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 Ouse at Monkton is between 0.12m and 6.75m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Ouse at Monkton over the past 12 months has been between 0.23m and 5.89m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Ouse at Monkton is 7.22m, reached on Friday 3rd November 2000 at 8:45pm.

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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