River Aire at Castleford


Current River Level: 1.755m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 5:00pm, Wednesday 17th January GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.009m
(recorded at 4:00pm, Wednesday 17th January GMT)

The normal level of the River Aire at Castleford in average weather conditions is between 1.05m and 1.98m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Aire at Castleford in more extreme weather conditions is between 1.02m and 2.71m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 3.33m, reached on Saturday 23rd June 2012 at 9:15am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Aire at Castleford is 3.36m, reached on Monday 25th June 2007 at 11:30pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Castleford
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L1703
  • Watercourse: River Aire
  • Catchment Area: Aire and Calder
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Castleford
  • Local Authority: Wakefield
  • Ceremonial County: West Yorkshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Aire at Castleford Lock Lane
Castleford Ings including area bounded by the River Aire and the Aire and Calder Navigation.

No current or recent warnings.

River Calder at Whitwood Mere
Whitwood Mere including Methley Road, including the Industrial Estates at Methley Road and Wood Road, Pottery Street and Cinder Lane

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Allerton Ings, Barnsdale Road and Properties
Allerton Ings including the A656 Barnsdale Road between Allerton Bywater and Castleford.

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Central Castleford
Castleford including right bank of the River Aire downstream of Castleford lock and boarded by Saville Road and the railway track. Includes Castleford Ings.

No current or recent warnings.

River Calder at Whitwood Mere including Dunford House
Whitwood Mere including Philips Street, Business Park off Wellington Street, Pottery Street, River View, Moss Street, Cross Street and Cinder Lane, including the recyling centre. Dunford House, north of Methley Bridge and Methley Bridge Farm.

No current or recent warnings.

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