River Ouse level at Cawood

Station summary

State
Normal 0.84m to 6.10m level here
Height
1.95m at today
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How levels here could affect nearby areas

7.92m
Water reaches the highest level recorded at this measuring station (recorded on 3 November 2000)
Historical event: Flooding to properties at Bishopthorpe, York
Historical event: Flooding to properties at Naburn, York
Historical event: Flooding to propertiesg at Acaster Malbis, York
7.90m
Historical event: Flooding to roads in Cawood area
7.80m
Property flooding is possible above this level. One or more flood warnings may be issued
7.70m
Historical event: Flooding to properties at Cawood, Selby
6.10m
Low lying land flooding is possible above this level. One or more flood alerts may be issued
This is the top of the normal range
1.95m
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
0.24m (Above Ordnance Datum)
Station name
Cawood
Normal range
0.84m to 6.10m
Station ID
8044

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