Great Miami River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Great Miami River Levels

October 2 2023

6,033 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
+30.6 cfs (+1.02%) since yesterday
60.98% of normal Low

Total streamflow across the Great Miami River was last observed at 3,042 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 6,033 acre-ft of water today; about 61% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 4,988 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2013-12-23 when daily discharge volume was observed at 259,800 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Great Miami River Below Miamisburg Oh reporting a streamflow rate of 5,170 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Great Miami River At Hamilton Oh with a gauge stage of 62.66 ft. This river is monitored from 11 different streamgauging stations along the Great Miami River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 978 ft, the Great Miami River Bl Indian Lake At Russells Pt Oh.

Last Updated 2023-10-02
Streamflow 3,041.8 cfs
Percent of Normal 60.98%
Maximum 259,800.0 cfs

About the great miami river

The Great Miami River is a 160-mile-long river located in southwestern Ohio. The river played a significant role in the area's history, serving as a transportation route for Native Americans and European settlers. It flows through several major cities, including Dayton and Hamilton, before emptying into the Ohio River. The river's hydrology has been altered by several dams and reservoirs, including the Indian Lake Dam and the Taylorsville Dam. These structures were built to control flooding, provide water for irrigation, and generate hydroelectric power. The Great Miami River is also a popular recreational destination, offering opportunities for boating, fishing, and hiking. Many agricultural communities rely on the river for irrigation, and several conservation efforts have been implemented to protect the river's ecosystem.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Great Miami River Bl Indian Lake At Russells Pt Oh
USGS 03260502
77 cfs 1.56 ft
Great Miami River At Sidney Oh
USGS 03261500
66 cfs 0.75 ft -4.49
Great Miami River At Piqua Oh
USGS 03262500
48 cfs 0.72 ft -2.63
Great Miami River At Troy Oh
USGS 03262700
83 cfs 1.79 ft -8.1
Great Miami River At Taylorsville Oh
USGS 03263000
108 cfs 1.2 ft 1.89
Great Miami River At Dayton Oh
USGS 03270500
403 cfs 23.32 ft 0
Great Miami River At Miamisburg Oh
USGS 03271500
612 cfs 3.41 ft 0
Great Miami River Below Miamisburg Oh
USGS 03271601
5170 cfs 9.28 ft
Great Miami River At Franklin Oh
USGS 03271620
591 cfs 0.38 ft 0
Great Miami River At Middletown Oh
USGS 03272100
561 cfs 1.84 ft 4.66
Great Miami River At Hamilton Oh
USGS 03274000
618 cfs 62.66 ft 2.32

Peak Annual Discharge

Great Miami River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Great Miami River Year Over Year Discharge

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