Duchesne River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Duchesne River Levels

June 19 2024

2,878 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-867.0 cfs (-37.4%) since yesterday
41.5% of normal Very Low

Total streamflow across the Duchesne River was last observed at 1,451 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 2,878 acre-ft of water today; about 42% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 3,496 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2011-07-02 when daily discharge volume was observed at 22,840 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Duchesne River Near Randlett reporting a streamflow rate of 502 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Duchesne River, with a gauge stage of 6.96 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 4 different streamgauging stations along the Duchesne River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 6,197 ft, the Duchesne River Near Tabiona.

Last Updated 2024-06-19
Streamflow 1,451.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 41.5%
Maximum 22,840.0 cfs
2011-07-02

About the duchesne river


The Duchesne River flows through the Uinta Mountains in northeastern Utah, USA. The river is approximately 90 miles long and has a watershed area of 1,277 square miles. The river's hydrology is sourced from snowmelt and precipitation, making it an important source of water for irrigation and municipal use. The river also has several reservoirs and dams, including the Duchesne River Diversion Dam, the Rock Creek Dam, and the Starvation Reservoir. These structures provide water storage and regulate the flow of water downstream. The Duchesne River is a popular spot for outdoor recreational activities like fishing, boating, and camping. The river also supports agricultural activities such as hay, grain, and cattle production.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Duchesne River Near Tabiona
USGS 09277500
173 cfs 1.37 ft -19.91
Duchesne River At Myton
USGS 09295000
343 cfs 4.52 ft -47.07
Duchesne R Ab Uinta R Near Randlett
USGS 09295100
433 cfs 4.68 ft -39.1
Duchesne River Near Randlett
USGS 09302000
502 cfs 6.96 ft -32.44

Peak Annual Discharge

Duchesne River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Duchesne River Year Over Year Discharge


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