Delaware River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Delaware River Levels

June 14 2024

39,129 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-956.3 cfs (-4.62%) since yesterday
46.55% of normal Very Low

Total streamflow across the Delaware River was last observed at 19,728 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 39,129 acre-ft of water today; about 47% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 42,377 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2011-09-09 when daily discharge volume was observed at 713,528 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Delaware River At Trenton Nj reporting a streamflow rate of 5,450 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Delaware R Bl Perry Dam with a gauge stage of 30.64 ft. This river is monitored from 10 different streamgauging stations along the Delaware River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 2,906 ft, the Delaware River Nr Red Bluff.

Last Updated 2024-06-14
Streamflow 19,727.7 cfs
Percent of Normal 46.55%
Maximum 713,528.0 cfs

About the delaware river

The Delaware River is a major river on the east coast of the United States, spanning approximately 330 miles from its source in the Catskill Mountains of New York to its mouth at the Delaware Bay. The river has played a significant role in American history, serving as a boundary during colonial times and as a major shipping route during the industrial revolution. The Delaware River has a complex hydrology system with many tributaries and large reservoirs, including the Pepacton, Cannonsville, and Neversink reservoirs in New York, and the Blue Marsh Lake in Pennsylvania. These reservoirs provide drinking water for millions of people in the region. The river is also used for recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and hiking, and supports agricultural activities in the surrounding areas.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Delaware River Nr Red Bluff
USGS 08408500
0 cfs 2.53 ft None
Delaware R Nr Muscotah
USGS 06890100
88 cfs 3.13 ft -23.07
Delaware R Bl Perry Dam
USGS 06890900
1480 cfs 30.64 ft 1.37
Delaware River At Lordville Ny
USGS 01427207
1170 cfs 6.31 ft -3.31
Delaware River At Callicoon Ny
USGS 01427510
1340 cfs 3.47 ft -4.29
Delaware R Above Lackawaxen R Nr Barryville Ny
USGS 01428500
1390 cfs 3.26 ft -2.8
Delaware River At Port Jervis Ny
USGS 01434000
2240 cfs 2.98 ft -3.86
Delaware River At Montague Nj
USGS 01438500
2870 cfs 5.55 ft -3.04
Delaware River At Belvidere Nj
USGS 01446500
3700 cfs 4.3 ft -5.61
Delaware River At Trenton Nj
USGS 01463500
5450 cfs 8.7 ft -7

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Delaware River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Delaware River Year Over Year Discharge

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