River Wye at Buxton


Current River Level: 0.242m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 6:00pm, Thursday 15th November GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.002m
(recorded at 4:00am, Thursday 15th November GMT)

The normal level of the River Wye at Buxton in average weather conditions is between 0.01m and 0.67m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Wye at Buxton in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.16m and 1.16m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.28m, reached on Saturday 22nd November 2014 at 11:45pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Wye at Buxton is 1.61m, reached on Saturday 6th September 2008 at 2:45am.

  • Monitoring Station: Buxton
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 4197
  • Watercourse: River Wye
  • Operational Area: Derwent Upper - Derbyshire
  • Catchment Area: Derwent Derbyshire
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Trent
  • Environment Agency Region: Midlands
  • Nearest Town/Village: Buxton
  • Local Authority: High Peak
  • Ceremonial County: Derbyshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Wye in Derbyshire
River Wye and tributaries from Burbage to the River Derwent at Rowsley

No current or recent warnings.

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