River Derwent level at Kingfisher, Cockermouth

Station summary

State
Normal 0.50m to 1.50m level here
Height
0.77m at today
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How levels here could affect nearby areas

4.54m
Water reaches the highest level recorded at this measuring station (recorded on 6 December 2015)
2.65m
Historical event: Flooding up to sill level of Waterloo Street floodgate
2.51m
Property flooding is possible above this level. One or more flood warnings may be issued
2.00m
Low lying land flooding is possible above this level. One or more flood alerts may be issued
1.50m
This is the top of the normal range
0.77m
Latest level

No two flood events are the same. Flooding might not happen again at the same historical levels if, for example, flood defences are now in place.

View technical information for this measuring station
Site datum
39.83m (Above Ordnance Datum)
Station name
Kingfisher, Cockermouth
Normal range
0.50m to 1.50m
Station ID
5181

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