Duchesne River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Duchesne River Levels

September 27 2023

1,732 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-28.0 cfs (-3.11%) since yesterday
200.27% of Normal 4 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Duchesne River was last observed at 873 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 1,732 acre-ft of water today; about 200% of normal. River levels are high. Average streamflow for this time of year is 436 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 273 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Duchesne River, with a gauge stage of 6.15 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 2023-09-27
Streamflow 873.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 200.27%
Maximum 22,840.0 cfs

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
117 cfs 1.03 ft 0
Duchesne River At Myton
USGS 09295000
262 cfs 4.14 ft -8.71
Duchesne R Ab Uinta R Near Randlett
USGS 09295100
221 cfs 4.06 ft -2.64
Duchesne River Near Randlett
USGS 09302000
273 cfs 6.15 ft 1.11

Peak Annual Discharge

Duchesne River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Duchesne River Year Over Year Discharge

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