13.10.22

Why we are still in drought despite recent rain

Steve Turner, hydrologist at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, reflects on this year's record-breaking heatwave and long period of dry weather and looks at the status of the UK’s water resources...

28.07.22

Weather station hits record in anniversary year

This year, 2022, marks the 60th anniversary of measuring local weather conditions at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology’s meteorological site in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. The site recorded its...

14.05.20

UK Hydrological Status Update - May 2020

For 2020 so far, the hydrological situation has been extremely mixed. In February we saw record-breaking rainfall and river flows, and one of the most significant flood events of recent years. Just a...

16.01.19

30 years of the National Hydrological Monitoring Programme

2019 marks the 30th year of the National Hydrological Monitoring Programme (NHMP). For the last three decades, the NHMP, run by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and the British Geological Survey...

16.05.16

NRFA release updates to peak flows database

On 12 May 2016 the National River Flow Archive (NRFA) released an update to the peak flows dataset. The new data includes Annual Maxima (AMAX) and Peaks over Threshold (POT) time-series data from...