Alapaha River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Alapaha River Levels

April 16 2024

43,160 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
+670.0 cfs (+3.18%) since yesterday
473.78% of Normal 3 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Alapaha River was last observed at 21,760 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 43,160 acre-ft of water today; about 474% of normal. River levels are high. Average streamflow for this time of year is 4,593 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2013-03-05 when daily discharge volume was observed at 40,130 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Alapaha River Near Jennings Fla reporting a streamflow rate of 8,200 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Alapaha River, with a gauge stage of 84.87 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 3 different streamgauging stations along the Alapaha River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 251 ft, the Alapaha River Near Alapaha.

Last Updated 2024-04-15
Streamflow 21,760.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 473.78%
Maximum 40,130.0 cfs

About the alapaha river

The Alapaha River is a 202-mile-long river that runs through southern Georgia and northern Florida. It is a tributary of the Suwannee River, which eventually flows into the Gulf of Mexico. The river has a rich history, with evidence of Native American settlements dating back thousands of years. Today, the Alapaha River is used for recreational activities such as fishing, swimming, and boating. It is also a vital source of water for agriculture in the region. There are several reservoirs and dams along the river, including the Alapaha River Reservoir, which was constructed in the 1960s to provide water for irrigation and recreation. Despite its importance, the river is threatened by pollution and other environmental issues, and efforts are underway to protect it for future generations.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Alapaha River Near Alapaha
USGS 02316000
5780 cfs 14.16 ft 9.68
Alapaha River At Statenville
USGS 02317500
8040 cfs 25.34 ft 2.68
Alapaha River Near Jennings Fla
USGS 02317620
8200 cfs 84.87 ft -5.31

Peak Annual Discharge

Alapaha River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Alapaha River Year Over Year Discharge

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