River Don at Mexborough Lock


Current River Level: 0.696m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 7:00pm, Friday 17th August BST
(6:00pm, Friday 17th August GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.018m
(recorded at 2:30pm, Friday 17th August BST)

The normal level of the River Don at Mexborough Lock in average weather conditions is between 0.67m and 1.02m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Don at Mexborough Lock in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.68m and 3.40m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 3.68m, reached on Saturday 7th July 2012 at 4:00am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Don at Mexborough Lock is 5.02m, reached on Tuesday 26th June 2007 at 2:15am.

  • Monitoring Station: Mexborough Lock
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L0705
  • Watercourse: River Don
  • Operational Area: Middle Don
  • Catchment Area: Don and Rother
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Mexborough
  • Local Authority: Doncaster
  • Ceremonial County: South Yorkshire
  • Latitude: 53.495204
  • Longitude: -1.244769
  • OS Grid Reference: SE502001
  • Level Datum AOD: 9.53m

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No current or recent warnings.

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No current or recent warnings.

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Mexborough including Pastures Road, Doncaster Road, Don View and Church Street.

No current or recent warnings.

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No current or recent warnings.

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Old Denaby including Ferry Boat Lane.

No current or recent warnings.

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