River Calder level at Wakefield

Station summary

State
Normal 0.04m to 0.85m level here
Height
0.12m at today
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How levels here could affect nearby areas

1.90m
Historical event: Flooding to properties at Calder Vale, Wakefield
Historical event: Flooding to properties at Thornes, Wakefield
Historical event: Flooding to property on Fall Ings Road, Wakefield
1.65m
Water reaches the highest level recorded at this measuring station (recorded on 9 February 2020)
1.43m
Historical event: Flooding at Wakefield
0.85m
This is the top of the normal range
0.12m
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
22.02m (Above Ordnance Datum)
Station name
Wakefield
Normal range
0.04m to 0.85m
Station ID
8209

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