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River Tame at Tamworth

Current River Level


At 5:45pm, Tuesday 28th May BST
(4:45pm, Tuesday 28th May GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 5:30pm, Tuesday 28th May BST

Short-term forecast: rising, peak of 1.200m expected at 12:45pm, Wednesday 29th May

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Anker at Tamworth Town Centre

No current or recent warnings.

Middle Tame

No current or recent warnings.

River Anker and River Sence

Recent warnings or alerts no longer in force

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Tame at Ventura Park

No current or recent warnings.

River Tame at Kettlebrook

No current or recent warnings.

Seven Day Level Chart

Including short term predicted levels (shown as dotted line)

Important! Forecast levels are generated algorithmically by the Environment Agency's computers and may not necessarily be accurate, particularly in times of rapidly changing weather. Please check related flood warning areas for more detailed, professionally assessed predictions.

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: Tamworth
  • Watercourse: River Tame
  • Nearest Town/Village: Lady Bridge
  • Local Authority: Tamworth
  • Ceremonial County: Staffordshire
  • Coordinates: 52°37'52"N 1°41'51"W (52.631289,-1.697508)
  • OS Grid: SK205037 (420570,303770)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR 4FL.3MV
  • Mapcode (Global): WHCH3.W4V3
  • Open Location Code: 9C4WJ8J2+GX
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO92dp61
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 4069
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 4069-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • River Levels Online ID: 2131
  • Water Information System ID: 4069
  • Operational Area: Tame Lower Rivers and Lakes
  • Catchment Area: Tame Anker and Mease
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Trent
  • Environment Agency Region: Midlands
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 57m 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 Tame at Tamworth is between 0.86m and 1.30m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Tame at Tamworth over the past 12 months has been between 0.85m and 1.55m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Tame at Tamworth is 2.73m, reached on Sunday 22nd July 2007 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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