River Aire at Apperley Bridge


Current River Level: 0.045m, rising

Below normal for this location

Current level recorded at 6:15am, Tuesday 21st August BST
(5:15am, Tuesday 21st August GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.002m
(recorded at 7:00pm, Monday 20th August BST)

The normal level of the River Aire at Apperley Bridge in average weather conditions is between 0.01m and 0.74m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Aire at Apperley Bridge in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.16m and 1.70m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Aire at Apperley Bridge is 3.80m, reached on Saturday 26th December 2015 at 11:15pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Apperley Bridge
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L1602
  • Watercourse: River Aire
  • Operational Area: Lower Aire
  • Catchment Area: Aire and Calder
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village:
  • Local Authority: Bradford
  • Ceremonial County: West Yorkshire
  • Latitude: 53.837637
  • Longitude: -1.706351
  • OS Grid Reference: SE194379
  • Level Datum AOD: 47.775m

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Aire Middle Catchment
the River Aire from Stockbridge to Castleford, including Bradford Beck, Oulton Beck and Kippax Beck

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Esholt and Apperley Bridge
Esholt including Esholt Lane, Cunliffe Lane and Chapel Lane and extending further downstream to Esholt Waste Water Treatment Works. Apperley Bridge including Apperley Road, Harrogate Road and Parkin Lane

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Newlay
Newlay including the confluence between the River Aire and Kirkstall Forge Goit including Pollard Road and Rein Road. Rodley including Rodley Waste Water Treatment Works

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Shipley
Shipley including east of Hirst Mill extending through Roberts Park towards Baildon Bridge. Also includes the Charlestown area from Dockfield Road as far as Buck Mill Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire from Kirkstall Forge to Wyther Lane Industrial Units
Kirkstall, Leeds including area from Kirkstall Abbey Ruins downstream to Savins Mill Way, including the Rugby Training Centre and industrial properties on Wyther Lane

No current or recent warnings.

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