Flint River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Flint River Levels

June 14 2024

44,361 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-1113.7 cfs (-4.74%) since yesterday
83.95% of Normal 12 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Flint River was last observed at 22,365 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 44,361 acre-ft of water today; about 84% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 26,641 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2016-01-03 when daily discharge volume was observed at 354,281 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Flint River At Bainbridge reporting a streamflow rate of 5,630 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Flint River, with a gauge stage of 19.14 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 12 different streamgauging stations along the Flint River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 778 ft, the Flint River Near Lovejoy.

Last Updated 2024-06-14
Streamflow 22,365.4 cfs
Percent of Normal 83.95%
Maximum 354,281.0 cfs
2016-01-03

About the flint river


The Flint River is a 344-mile-long river in Georgia, USA. It has a rich history, having been an important water source for Native Americans and later for European settlers. The river flows through the cities of Albany and Macon before ultimately emptying into the Chattahoochee River. The hydrology of the Flint River is largely affected by droughts, which have caused water shortages in the past. There are several reservoirs and dams along the river, including the Lake Blackshear Dam and the Flint River Dam. These serve to regulate the flow of water and provide hydroelectric power. The Flint River is also used for irrigation and recreation, with activities such as fishing and kayaking being popular among locals and tourists.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Flint River Near Lovejoy
USGS 02344350
37 cfs 1.56 ft -11.88
Flint River Near Otisville
USGS 04147500
256 cfs 3.73 ft -8.24
Flint River Near Griffin
USGS 02344500
46 cfs 2.38 ft -32.9
Flint River Near Flint
USGS 04148500
445 cfs 4.13 ft -9.55
Flint River At Brownsboro
USGS 03575100
281 cfs 7.72 ft -4.42
Flint River Near Culloden
USGS 02347500
560 cfs 2.06 ft 3.13
Flint River At Ga 26
USGS 02349605
1410 cfs 2.06 ft -3.42
Flint River At Albany
USGS 02352500
3820 cfs 4.45 ft -2.8
Flint River At Ga 32
USGS 02350512
2010 cfs 3.91 ft 0
Flint River At Newton
USGS 02353000
2900 cfs 5.4 ft -6.75
Flint River At Riverview Plantation Nr Hopeful
USGS 02355662
4970 cfs 6.83 ft -3.87
Flint River At Bainbridge
USGS 02356000
5630 cfs 19.14 ft -7.4

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Flint River Maximum Total Discharge

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Flint River Year Over Year Discharge


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