Blue Beck at Rawcliffe


Current River Level: 0.205m, steady

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 2:00pm, Friday 17th August BST
(1:00pm, Friday 17th August GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.000m
(recorded at 6:30am, Friday 17th August BST)

The normal level of the Blue Beck at Rawcliffe in average weather conditions is between -0.06m and 0.07m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Blue Beck at Rawcliffe in more extreme weather conditions is between -0.01m and 1.01m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the Blue Beck at Rawcliffe is 3.84m, reached on Sunday 27th December 2015 at 1:00pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Rawcliffe
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L2462
  • Watercourse: Blue Beck
  • Operational Area: Upper Ouse Yorkshire
  • Catchment Area: Swale, Ure, Nidd and Upper Ouse
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Rawcliffe
  • Local Authority: York
  • Ceremonial County: North Yorkshire
  • Latitude: 53.977937
  • Longitude: -1.118128
  • OS Grid Reference: SE5793553903
  • Level Datum AOD: 6.116m

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Upper River Ouse
Riverside footpaths and low-lying land in York and to the south as far as Naburn Lock, including Kings Staith, Queens Staith, and South Esplanade

Recent warnings no longer in force.

River Ouse at York - Rawcliffe
Properties on the Rawcliffe Estate

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - Leeman Road
Properties in the Leeman Road area, including Lincoln Street, Balfour Street, Salisbury Road and Aldborough Way

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - Clifton
St. Peters School, Clifton Green Area, Water Lane

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - Marygate
Breach or failure of flood defences for Marygate and Frederick Street

No current or recent warnings.

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