River Ouse level at Skelton

Station summary

State
Normal 0.51m to 5.80m level here
Height
0.84m at today
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How levels here could affect nearby areas

7.25m
Historical event: Overflowing of Skelton flood defences, York
6.79m
Water reaches the highest level recorded at this measuring station (recorded on 4 November 2000)
6.60m
Historical event: Flooding to property on Alma Terrace, York
6.40m
Historical event: Flooding to property on Postern Close, York
5.80m
This is the top of the normal range
0.84m
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
4.57m (Above Ordnance Datum)
Station name
Skelton
Normal range
0.51m to 5.80m
Station ID
8184

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