River Ouse level at Viking Recorder

Station summary

State
Normal 0.05m to 1.90m
Height
0.53m at today
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How levels here could affect nearby areas

5.50m
Historical event: Flooding to properties at Marygate, York
Historical event: Flooding to properties at North Street, York
5.40m
Water reaches the highest level recorded at this measuring station (recorded on 4 November 2000)
5.10m
Historical event: Flooding to properties at Clifton, York
5.00m
Historical event: Flooding to properties at Lower Darnborough Street, York
Historical event: Flooding to properties at River Street, York
4.57m
Historical event: Flooding to properties on River Street, York
Historical event: Flooding to properties on Skeldergate, York
4.47m
Historical event: Flooding on A19 at Fulford
4.17m
Historical event: Flooding to properties at York city centre
4.00m
Historical event: Flooding on Acaster Lane, York
3.40m
Historical event: Flooding to properties at St Georges field, York
3.00m
Property flooding is possible above this level. One or more flood warnings may be issued
2.20m
Low lying land flooding is possible above this level. One or more flood alerts may be issued
1.90m
This is the top of the normal range
0.53m
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
5.00m (Above Ordnance Datum)
Station name
Viking Recorder
Normal range
0.05m to 1.90m
Station ID
8208

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