Genesee River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Genesee River Levels

June 19 2024

3,281 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
+397.0 cfs (+31.58%) since yesterday
58.17% of normal Low

Total streamflow across the Genesee River was last observed at 1,654 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 3,281 acre-ft of water today; about 58% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 2,844 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2014-05-17 when daily discharge volume was observed at 36,850 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Genesee River Near Mount Morris Ny reporting a streamflow rate of 625 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Genesee River At Avon Ny with a gauge stage of 15.14 ft. This river is monitored from 4 different streamgauging stations along the Genesee River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 1,479 ft, the Genesee River At Wellsville Ny.

Last Updated 2024-06-19
Streamflow 1,654.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 58.17%
Maximum 36,850.0 cfs
2014-05-17

About the genesee river


The Genesee River is a 157-mile-long river that runs through western New York State. The river has played an important role in the region's history, serving as a transportation route for the Seneca people and as a source of power for early settlers. Today, the river is used for a variety of recreational activities, including fishing, boating, and hiking. There are several reservoirs and dams along the river, including the Mount Morris Dam, which was built by the US Army Corps of Engineers in the 1950s to control flooding. The river also provides water for agricultural uses, including irrigation and livestock watering. Despite its importance to the region, the Genesee River has faced challenges due to pollution and habitat degradation, leading to conservation efforts to protect the river's ecosystem.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Genesee River At Wellsville Ny
USGS 04221000
132 cfs 4.5 ft -13.16
Genesee River At Portageville Ny
USGS 04223000
506 cfs 9.08 ft 33.51
Genesee River Near Mount Morris Ny
USGS 04227500
625 cfs 3.19 ft 71.23
Genesee River At Avon Ny
USGS 04228500
391 cfs 15.14 ft 8.31

Peak Annual Discharge

Genesee River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Genesee River Year Over Year Discharge


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