Boise River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Boise River Levels

June 22 2024

14,975 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-450.0 cfs (-5.63%) since yesterday
187.56% of Normal 5 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Boise River was last observed at 7,550 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 14,975 acre-ft of water today; about 188% of normal. River levels are high. Average streamflow for this time of year is 4,025 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2017-06-05 when daily discharge volume was observed at 27,530 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Boise River At Glenwood Bridge Nr Boise Id reporting a streamflow rate of 1,920 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Boise River Nr Parma Id with a gauge stage of 9.5 ft. This river is monitored from 5 different streamgauging stations along the Boise River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 3,257 ft, the Boise River Nr Twin Springs Id.

Last Updated 2024-06-22
Streamflow 7,550.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 187.56%
Maximum 27,530.0 cfs
2017-06-05

About the boise river


The Boise River is a 102-mile-long river in Idaho that flows through Boise and empties into the Snake River. The river played a crucial role in the development of the area, as it was used for irrigation and transportation. The river is fed by many tributaries, including the Payette River, and has several major reservoirs, including Lucky Peak, Arrowrock, and Anderson Ranch. These reservoirs were built to store water for irrigation and flood control. The river is also used for recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and rafting. The river provides water for agriculture, helping to sustain crops in the region. Despite challenges related to pollution and development, efforts have been made to preserve and protect the river's natural resources.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Boise River Nr Twin Springs Id
USGS 13185000
1200 cfs 6.93 ft -4
Boise River At Glenwood Bridge Nr Boise Id
USGS 13206000
1920 cfs 6.01 ft -0.52
Boise River South Channel At Eagle Id
USGS 13206305
1290 cfs 4.53 ft -3.73
Boise River At Caldwell
USGS 13211205
1550 cfs 8.14 ft -5.49
Boise River Nr Parma Id
USGS 13213000
1590 cfs 9.5 ft -13.59

Peak Annual Discharge

Boise River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Boise River Year Over Year Discharge


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