Cottonwood River

Streamflow Weather Hydrology
March 27 2023

Cottonwood River Report

366.15 ACRE-FT

0.0 cfs (0.0%) today
8.29% of normal Very Low

Total streamflow across the Cottonwood River was last observed at 185 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 366 acre-ft of water today; about 8% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 2227 cfs, with recent peaks last observed at 42,500 cfs on 2019-05-22.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Cottonwood R Nr Plymouth reporting a streamflow rate of 142 cfs. However, the deepest point on the river is located at the Cottonwood River Near New Ulm with a gage stage of 3.8 ft. This river is monitored from 3 different streamgauging stations along the Cottonwood River, the highest being perched at an elevation of 1,238 ft, the Cottonwood R Nr Florence.

Last Updated 2023-03-26
Streamflow 184.6 cfs
Percent Normal 8.29%
Maximum 42,500.0 cfs

River Streamflow

Total discharge along the Cottonwood River

Peak Annual Discharge

Cottonwood River maximum total discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Year over year discharge

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