Killhope Burn at Wearhead

Current River Level: 0.110m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 5:45am, Wednesday 26th April GMT
(6:45am, Wednesday 26th April BST)

Change from previous measurement: -0.006m


The normal level of the Killhope Burn at Wearhead in average weather conditions is between 0.09m and 0.24m. It has been between these levels for at least 233 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Killhope Burn at Wearhead in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.01m and 1.13m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.54m, reached on Saturday 18th May 2013 at 11:00am.

The highest level ever recorded at the Killhope Burn at Wearhead is 1.54m, recorded on Saturday 18th May 2013 at 11:00am.

  • Monitoring Station: Wearhead
  • Watercourse: Killhope Burn
  • Catchment Area: Wear
  • Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Stanhope
  • Local Authority: Durham County Council
  • County: County Durham

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the Killhope Burn
There are no other monitored rivers nearby

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

There are no flood warning locations near this monitoring station.

Past Week

Long Term

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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