River Ouse at Viking Recorder


Current River Level: 1.051m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 10:15am, Tuesday 29th November GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.002m
(recorded at 10:00am, Tuesday 29th November GMT)

Short-term forecast: falling

The usual range of the River Ouse at Viking Recorder is between 0.05m and 1.90m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Ouse at Viking Recorder over the past 12 months has been between 0.03m and 3.32m. 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 Viking Recorder is 5.40m, reached on Saturday 4th November 2000 at 1:15am.

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: Viking Recorder
  • Watercourse: River Ouse
  • Nearest Town/Village: York
  • Local Authority: City of York
  • Ceremonial County: North Yorkshire
  • Coordinates: 53°57'31"N 1°5'7"W (53.958791,-1.085536)
  • OS Grid: SE601518 (460100,451800)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR NQVN.SM
  • Mapcode (Global): WHFC3.9RBH
  • Open Location Code: 9C5WXW57+GQ
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO93kx90
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L2406
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: L2406-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

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Ouse at York - City Centre
Properties on Coney Street, Clifford Street, and around Lendall Bridge, and land and properties near the railway station

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - North Street
Flood Defence failure or breach for North Street and Rougier Street

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - Skeldergate
Properties on the higher side of Skeldergate, on Albion Street, and on the lower ends of Micklegate, Fetter Lane and Buckingham Street

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - Peckitt Street
Properties on Peckitt Street and along Clifford Street on the higher ends of Lower Friargate, Cumberland Street and King Street

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - Skeldergate and Tower Street
Properties at lower levels on Skeldergate and on Tower Street near Tower Gardens. Properties on Cumberland Street

No current or recent warnings.

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Long Term

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