River Levels
River Levels

River Wear at Stanhope

Current River Level

0.240m

At 8:15pm, Thursday 13th June BST
(7:15pm, Thursday 13th June GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 8:00pm, Thursday 13th June BST

Short-term forecast: rising, peak of 0.360m expected at 1:30pm, Friday 14th June

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Upper River Wear

No current or recent warnings.

River Wear at Lower Stanhope

No current or recent warnings.

River Wear at Stanhope

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Wear at Frosterley

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.

Download long term data as csv

Note: CSV data will include any outlying values that have been ignored by our graphing system as probably erroneous (eg, because they are ridiculously high compared to the values either side of them). It is your responsibility to filter these out if necessary.

Important! If you are planning to retrieve the csv data automatically, you must read and understand the limitations on the data and its availability.

Location and Technical Data

  • Monitoring Station: Stanhope
  • Watercourse: River Wear
  • Nearest Town/Village: Stanhope
  • Local Authority: Durham
  • Ceremonial County: Durham
  • Coordinates: 54°44'45"N 2°1'34"W (54.745941,-2.026369)
  • OS Grid: NY984390 (398400,539000)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR GF9K.3H
  • Mapcode (Global): WHB3C.VZ72
  • Open Location Code: 9C6VPXWF+9F
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO84xr69
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 024003
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 024003-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • River Levels Online ID: 8196
  • Water Information System ID: 024003
  • Operational Area: Wear Upper
  • Catchment Area: Wear
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Wear
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 202.278m 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 Wear at Stanhope is between 0.10m and 2.15m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Wear at Stanhope over the past 12 months has been between 0.20m and 0.96m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Wear at Stanhope is 3.71m, reached on Saturday 8th January 2005 at 1:45am.

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.

View the catchment for River Wear at Stanhope.

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Monitoring locations on nearby rivers

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